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Kibet, Annet Chelangat triumph at Eastern cross country championships

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan  Long-distance runner Daniel Kibet on Saturday won the Regional cross country championships at Tuban playgrounds in Kapchorwa Municipality. The Prisons athletics club athlete, comfortably protected the 10 kilometer race success in 30 minutes 53 seconds. He was followed by Alex Kiplangat of Uganda Peoples Defense …

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Athletes eulogize Benjamin Kiplagat

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan Athletes are mourning the death of 3,000-meter steeplechase Champion  Benjamin Kiplagat. Kiplagat was murdered Saturday in Eldoret, Kenya. Stephen Kiprotich, the Olympic and World Marathon Champion, described Kiplagat as a role model to many shining athletes in Uganda like Jacob Araptany, Peruth Chemutai, and …

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Uganda registers increased number of female athletes: UAF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a remarkable increase in the number of female runners in the country. According to the Uganda Athletics Federation-UAF, Uganda has witnessed an upsurge in the number of female athletes since 2005. UAF notes that there are currently over 200 female athletes in the …

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Athletes gear up for National Mountain Running Championships

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has confirmed the date for the National Mountain Running Championships in Kapchorwa. According to Benjamin Njia, the Uganda Athletics Federation National coach and vice president of technical, the championships will be held on October 1st. He says that the championship …

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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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Kiprotich finally selected for Tokyo olympics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has finally selected star athlete Stephen Kiprotich on the marathon team for the Tokyo Summer Olympics. The development comes after Kiprotich’s chances of taking part in the Olympic Games had reduced after he failed to record better times in the …

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