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Performance team sets target for 2014 Africa Cross Country, Kampala

Performance team sets target for 2014 Africa Cross Country, Kampala

21st Oct 2013 Author: Norman. Katende

Uganda Athletics Federation’s performance team for the 3rd Africa Cross Country Championships led by Abdallah Muhammad has set sight on athletes as listed through this article in preparation for the championship.

The athletes will be monitored and given a programme that will help them peak towards the Africa event that is due March 16, 2014 at the Kololo Ceremonial grounds.

The team will only be trimmed down after the national cross country championships that will take place in January at the venue.

The Organising Committee will also have a corporate run during this 3rd Edition of the Africa Cross Country Championship where each team will pay Shs. 5m to register on a first come, first serve basis. The money from the corporate sponsorship will cater for the team’s training as Uganda seeks to win all the continental titles that will include men and women, junior and senior category. The Federation has however left room for new talents that might prove to be better come the national championships.

Senior Men: Stephen Kiprotich, Moses Kipsiro, Timothy Toroitich, Ayeko Thomas, Philip Kiplimo, Geoffrey Kusuro, Philip Kipyeko, Soyekwo Kibet, Ayeko Nathan, Kibet Peter, Mutai Solomon, Kibet Moses, Araptany Jacob, Cherotwo Patrick, Cheptuker Difas and Musagala Ronald.

Senior Women: Chekwel Juliet, Chemos Viola, Cheptegei Rebecca, Cheptegei Nancy, Achola Janet, Nannyondo Winnie, Adero Nyakisi, Inzikuru Dorcus, Chebet Emily, Chemutai Vanis, Halima Nakaayi, Chebet Linnet, Chebet Annet, Twikirize Prim, Negesa Annet and Chemutai Mercy and Ajok Dorcus.

Junior Men: Mande Abdallah, Kurong Moses, Cherop Michael, Cherop K. Alex, Chelimo Vincent, Kiptoyek Alfred, Naibei Peter, Kiplagat Wycliff, Cherop Sam, more to be included.

Junior Women: Chesang Stella, Chemutai Phanice, Chekwemoi Esther, Chekwemoi Karen, Lometo Catherine, Nandago Maureen, Kasubo Edna, Chemusto Irene and Nassali Juliet.



Event Time Athlete
100mh 13.92 Ruth Kyalisima
Marathon 2:40.31 Jane Suuto
Marathon 2:48.18 Margret Nakintu
Marathon 3:06.00 Beatrice Ayikoru

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