24 Pupils from Kabale have set off for the National Kids Athletics Championship.

24 Pupils from Kabale have set off for the National Kids Athletics Championship.

By Alex Byakatonda

D/COMN-KABALE
18/04/2022

A team of 24 pupils for both boys and girls, U-under 14 and U-12, from Kabale District, has today set off for Mbale District to participate in the National Kids Athletics Championships for Primary schools.

According to the Kabale District Sports officer, Gilbert Orikiriza, the National Kids Athletics Championship, is slated to begin tomorrow and end 26th April 2022.

He says that the kids will compete in different Athletic Disciplines ranging from 60metre sprint for U12 and 14, 4x1500metre relay for U-12 and 14, 800metres both categories and 16-5 multiple jump. Others are, javelin, shotput, Discus and long jump both categories, among others.
Orikiriza adds that the team also included officials, who include the District Sports officer, a national coach and two teachers (a male and a female).

Flagging the team off, the Acting Kabale District Education officer, Moses Tumwijukye Bwengye, said that the selected team, is expected put a spirited competition and win the Championship.

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