UGANDA’S ANTHEM CROWNS DOHA 2019 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPION

UGANDA’S ANTHEM CROWNS DOHA 2019 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPION

Uganda’S Joshua Cheptegei won gold in 10,000m in a competitive championship as the Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha threatened to go past him.

Being the last race, Uganda’s Anthem was sung last and listening to that anthem as the Black, Yellow and Red colors being hoisted in Doha was a moment of pride.

The Minister of Education and First Lady Janet Museveni said Joshua Cheptegei, it gives us pride to see our very own training hard, competing and winning at the highest level. You have represented us well. Congratulations on the 10,000m Gold.

Many Ugandans including the President of Uganda congratulated Joshua Cheptegei whose winning legs seem unstoppable.

Molly Kamukama said we feel particularly honored to witness your remarkable talent get the global recognition it deserves. Keep on

 

 Joshua Cheptegei’s winning time of 26:48:37 is the second fastest in World Championships history. He becomes Uganda’s first ever 10,000m World Athletics Champion. Thank you for raising the Ugandan flag higher!

About Goodluck Musinguzi

Born on 12th March 1979 in Kabale district, South Western Uganda near the Rwanda and Eastern Congo Borders. Started Journalism around 1999, the Kibwetere inferno was a turn around. Entatsi newspaper and Monitor FM were interested in my stories. I covered extensively the Amama Mbabazi-Garuga Musinguzi Parliamentary elections extensively for Monitor Newspaper,Monitor FM, Voice of Kigezi and Entatsi Newspaper. Later I worked with Uganda Radio Network. Newvision gave me opportunity to cover War in Eastern Congo. Did investigation stories. Am now the Chief Executive Officer Kigezi News Agency Limited, we publish for a number of websites in Uganda.

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  1. The Pearl of Africa you remain.

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