Uganda athletes to Kenya for qualification due to Namboole ongoing renovation

Uganda athletes to Kenya for qualification due to Namboole ongoing renovation

By Emmanuel Sekago

Due to the ongoing renovation at Namboole Stadium, the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has made the strategic decision to send 12 athletes to Kenya for qualification purposes.

Otim Emmanuel with comrades will be in Nairobi to see that he makes qualification

This move underscores the federation’s commitment to ensuring that Ugandan athletes have access to world-class facilities and opportunities to compete at the highest level, despite temporary challenges posed by infrastructure upgrades.

The decision to send athletes to Kenya for qualification aligns with UAF’s mission to provide athletes with optimal conditions for training and competition, thereby maximizing their potential for success on the international stage.

By leveraging Kenya’s renowned athletic facilities and training infrastructure, Ugandan athletes are poised to gain valuable experience and exposure to competitive environments that will enhance their performance and readiness for upcoming competitions.

Shida Leni in one of the trials that were held at Namboole before the renovation started

The temporary relocation of qualification activities to Kenya reflects the agility and adaptability of UAF in navigating logistical challenges and optimizing resources to support athletes’ aspirations and ambitions.

It underscores the federation’s proactive approach to ensuring continuity and progression within Uganda’s athletics community, even in the face of temporary disruptions.

As Ugandan athletes embark on their qualification journey in Kenya, they carry with them the hopes and aspirations of a nation eager to witness their success on the global stage.

Their participation not only serves as a testament to their resilience and determination but also reinforces Uganda’s position as a formidable contender in the world of athletics.

As Namboole Stadium undergoes renovation to enhance its facilities and infrastructure, UAF remains steadfast in its commitment to providing athletes with a conducive environment for training and competition upon its completion.

The federation looks forward to welcoming athletes back to Namboole Stadium, where they will continue to inspire and captivate audiences with their exceptional talent and unwavering dedication to excellence.

Athletes for Nairobi
Okot Benson -100m/200m, Adome Pius – 100m/200m, Aboda Emmanuel – 100m, Oroma Williamson – 400m, Ngobi Allan – 100m/200m, Isabirye Musa – 100m/200m, Okwi Eric – 400m, Musagala Musa – 1500m, Otim Emmanuel – 1500m, Shida Leni – 400m, Lalam Josephine Joyce – Javelin and Atimango Winnifred – Long Jump/Triple Jump

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