Kid, 10, Wins Gold For Uganda


ambulance geneva; font-size: small;”>This time it’s not Steven Kiprotich but little known Feni Larry.

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side effects geneva; font-size: small;”>At the age of 10, illness he won in a special Olympic Aquatic Competition, defeating his rivals by finishing the race in 1 minute and 6.94 seconds.

The four participants from Uganda left the country last week to participate in this competition held in Perto Rico in San Juan.

They were Feni Larry (pictured above), Bukki Aaron, Lubega Kevin and Wambi Abdallah.

Feni, the youngest member of the team, emerged winner before scooping a gold medal for the country.

The good news is that he wasn’t the only victor in the Uganda team.

His colleagues will return home with another gold medal, silver and bronze.

Feni’s mother, Jackline Patience Karungi, expressed joy at her son’s historic achievement.

She attributed Feni’s superb performance during the competition to intense training, hard work and dedication he put into the sport.

The Special Olympics is a competition whose participants are basically people with intellectual disabilities.

According to, through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success.

“Our athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential”

Feni and his colleagues are expected arrive at Entebbe Airport at 7:30am on September 19 where relatives, friends and well wishers will welcome them.


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