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BRONZE: Nakaayi wins Uganda first ever Indoors medal

🔴 RESULT 800 m final Ajee Wilson 🇺🇲 1:59.09 🥇 Freweyni Hailu 🇪🇹 2:00.54 🥈 Halimah Nakaayi 🇺🇬 2:00.66 🥉 ➡1500m W final 1⃣ Gudaf #Tsegay 🇪🇹 3:57.19 2⃣ Axumawit Embaye 🇪🇹 4:02.29 3⃣ Hirut Meshesha 🇪🇹 4:03:39 4⃣ Winnie Nanyondo 🇺🇬 4:04.60 5⃣ Josette Norris 🇺🇸 4:04.71 Belgrade, Serbia | …

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Nakaayi eyes medal in World Indoors 800m final

🔴 TODAY 8.05pm  | 800m final – Nakaayi 🇺🇬 **** Saturday Results summary ➡800m finalists Habitam Alemu 🇪🇹 2:01.12Q Catriona Bisset 🇦🇺 2:01.24Q Halimah Nakaayi 🇺🇬 2:01.47q Natoya Goule 🇯🇲 2:01.65Q Freweyni Hailu 🇪🇹 2:01.70Q Lindsey Butterworth 🇨🇦 2:01.99q Ajee’ Wilson 🇺🇸 2:03.42Q Lorena Martin 🇪🇸 2:03.85Q ➡1500m W final 1⃣ Gudaf …

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Nanyondo into World Indoor 1,500m final

Belgrade, Serbia | THE INDEPENDENT | Middle distance ace Winnie Nanyondo has finished second in heat one of the 1,500m race to qualify for the World Indoor Championship final race in Belgrade, Serbia. Nanyondo, 28 who was the first Ugandan to race at the event after over ten years, failed to …

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Yeko takes gold at World University Cross-Country

🥇Dismus Yeko UGA 28:00 🥈Dirk Markus Georger GER +0:07 🥉Brian Wangwe UGA +0:12  Aveiro, Portugal  | THE INDEPENDENT | Ndejje University’s long-distance runner Dismus Yeko on Saturday won Gold at the FISU World University Cross Country Championships Aveiro, in Portugal. The 17-year-old stunned a strong field composed of the world’s top university …

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Nakaayi runs below 2 minutes in new world best

🥇Halimah NAKAAYI 🇺🇬 1:59.55 🥈Tigist GIRMA 🇪🇹 2:01.68 🥉Winnie NANYONDO 🇺🇬 2:02.14 Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s middle distance star Halima Nakaayi showed Monday night that she is steadily returning to her top form with victory in a World Athletics Indoor Tour Silver event – in France. She becomes the first woman …

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Top athletes head to Tororo for National Cross Country

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All is set for the National Cross Country Championship slated for February 12th, 2022 in Tororo. The event which has also attracted top local and foreign athletes will be the first event on Uganda Athletics Federation- UAF 2022 season calendar. According to the Uganda …

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From John Akii-Bua to Cheptegei

🔴 🇺🇬 ✳ Cheptegei ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World records ◉ World Champ ◉ Commonwealth gold ◉ World cross country champ ✳ Akii Bua ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World record ✳ Kiprotich ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World champ ✳ Chemutai ◉ Olympic gold Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Before Joshua Cheptegei stepped onto …

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CHEPTEGEI GETS GOLD

📌 RESULT GOLD – CHEPTEGEI Joshua 12:58.15 SILVER –  AHMED Mohammed (CAN) 12:58.61 BRONZE – CHELIMO Paul (USA) 12:59.05 🔴 TODAY 🇺🇬 ➡ 1,500m FINAL – Nanyondo- 3.50pm 🔴 SAT ➡ Marathon (W) FINAL – I. Chemutai , Chekwel J 1am ➡ 10,000m FINAL (W) Chelangat 🔴 SUN ➡ Marathon …

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