Rukungiri athletes join commemorate World Kids athletics in Luwero

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Rukungiri district Kids athletes lining up for games

NEWS- Rukungiri junior athletes on Wednesday 10th May 2023 joined other athletes from different districts to commemorate the World Kids athletics day in Uganda.

The celebrations were being held at Kasana play ground in Luwero district with a number of athletic completions going on.

Leading a team of 23 Athletes from Rukungiri district, the inspector of schools in charge of sports Solomon Arineitwe said that they were privileged to have participated in the competitions.

Arinaitwe confirmed to this reporter that out of the 23 pupils they went with, 16 will participate in truck events for both under 14 and 12 and that those participating in under 14 have so far qualified for the next level.

“We set off from Rukungiri district on Sunday with a team of 23 athletes of whom 16 are truck event participants in both under 14 and 12 and am happy that those participating in under 14 have all qualified for the next level” said Arineitwe.

During the selection of a team to represent the district at the district Main stadium, the Rukungiri district chairperson Geoffrey Kyomukama promised to fully support the team up to the end.

Other officials who were with the Rukungiri district team include; Mugisha Edson, Beinomugisha Salary, Kayonga Augustine and Annet Musasizi.

Rukungiri district Kids athletes posing in a group photo with their officials
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