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NCS IS OPTIMISTIC THAT UGANDA CAN WIN MORE MEDALS AT THE ONGOING COMMONWEALTH IN AUSTRALIA
National Council of Sports has applauded Team Uganda for the good performances at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
NCS General Secretary Mr. Nicholas Muramagi noted that the country still has the potential to achieve more success at the ongoing Games.
Uganda has already won two Gold and 1 Bronze at the Games courtesy of Joshua Cheptegei, Stella Chesang and Mercyline Chelangat.
More athletes in different categories are still advancing towards more achievements.
Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei won the men's 5000m final, clinching gold and Uganda's first medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Sunday.
Cheptegei ran to finish line with a winning time of 13:50.83. On Monday, Uganda won a gold and bronze in women’s 10,000m race.Stella Chesang put up a spirited final sprint to clinch gold in 31:45.30 minutes while her fellow Mercyline Chelangat won bronze after clocking 31:48.41 in the women's 10,000m final at the Gold Coast in Australia.
The NCS General Secretary Mr. Nicholas Muramagi, who was on his way to join Team Uganda remained optimistic saying that Uganda could potentially win more medals before the Games conclude.