XXI COMMONWEALTH GAMES MEDALISTS REWARDED WITH UGX. 100MILLION
National Council of Sports has rewarded Team Uganda’s medalists at the 21st Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast in Australia last April with Ugx. 100 Million.
Two Gold medalist Joshua Cheptegei was rewarded with Ugx. 50 Million for his historical victories in 5000m and 10000m races at the Commonwealth Games.
Stella Chesang got Ugx. 20 Million for winning Uganda's third gold medal in the women’s 10000m at the Games while silver medalist Solomon Mutai was rewarded with Ugx.15 Million for his efforts in men’s Marathon.