The National Cross Country team reported to camp on Monday to beef up preparations for the
IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 that is set for
March 26, 2017 at Kololo Independence Grounds. The team is camping in
Kapchorwa under the stewardship of Head coach Capt. Benjamin Longiross.
A Technical team of four other coaches that include; Mr. Gordon Ahimbisibwe, Mr. Benjamin Njia, Mr. Francis Demayi and female coach and chaperon Ms. Grace Chesang
Uganda Athletics Federation has named a national team of 32 athletes; at both junior and senior levels to represent the country at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2017 due at Kololo Independence Ground on March 26, 2017.
The Federation’s technical arm yesterday convened the meeting in Kampala to select the team basing on the performances during the successfully organized weekend National Cross Country Championships that acted as a pre event for the World event as well hosted at the Kololo ground in Kampala City.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) released the prohibited list of items to guide athletes and all their support personnel as they prepare for next year's championships year! The Prohibited list will come into effect from January 1st, 2017. In its statement issued from the Medical and anti-doping department, it strongly urged member associations to be aware of the changes which have been made by WADA in advance of its introduction in the New Year.