Athletics body mourns the passing on of Mr. Godfrey Nuwagaba

It is with great sorrow that we express the passing on of our Treasurer, Mr. Godfrey Nuwagaba. Godfrey has been a distinguished gentleman who has nurtured several talents through the Sport of Athletics; contributing to their career development and education with Standard High School, Zzana.

Godfrey was not ill. He was very well in good health, jolly and going on with his daily life and businesses. This occasion therefore comes to most of us as a great shock!

Uganda leads medal count haul with 6 @ the 33rd World Mountain Running Championships

The streets of Premana, Italy were abuzz this past weekend for the 33rd World Mountain Running Championships. Known for its cutlery factories, it was ironic that the athletes representing nearly 40 countries were also sharpening their skills and techniques as they prepared for the rugged terrain they would experience in this championship event during the few days leading up to the competition.

 

Technical Committee names final London team; Kiprotich, Kipsiro Opt Out

By Publicity Secretary – Namayo Mawerere

Former Marathon World Champion Stephen Kiprotich and bronze medalist Moses Ndiema Kipsiro have officially opted out of the London 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.

This comes in the wake of the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) naming the final Uganda team of 21 athletes to represent the country in the prestigious World event due August 4th – 13th, 2017 in Stratford, London - United Kingdom.

13 and counting...qualify for the London World Championships - August 3rd - 13th, 2017

Home advantage has so far not helped athletes hit the required IAAF qualification standards as the track and field season switch to regional championships. The Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has however not relented in efforts to provide more opportunities to athletes to meet the required standards.

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