Uganda Scoops Silver In Weight Lifting Tourney

view sans-serif;”>Out the eight athletes who team Uganda fielded, only seven achieved.

These include; Charles Sekyaya who scooped one gold and 2 silver in the 62 weight class, Ismail Katamba managed to lift 3 silvers in the 69 weight category, Mike Sseballe settled for 3 silvers in the 85 kilogramme class, Khalid Kafumbe also snatched 3 bronze in the 85 weight class while Godfrey Baligeya scooped a silver in the 85 kilogramme.

The event will be proceeding in the ladies category which is getting underway today.

According to Salim Musoke, the president of Uganda Weight Lifting Federation, the results are an inspiration to the Ugandan side which has been suffering from financial constraints and poor home support.

Seven countries featured in this continental show piece.


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