The procession was accompanied by Ministers, government officials parents and relatives of the athletes. Peruth Chemutai, the 3,000m steeplechase winner, was behind Cheptegei's car. Behind her was Jacob Kiplimo, the bronze medalist in the 10,000m race.
The Ambassadors kicked off their day with a tour of a demonstration farm of Joel Cherop supported by the Netherlands at Kapenjuria Village in Kapchorwa village. They could later visit the Kiprotich National High Altitude Training Centre at Teryet, Kapchorwa where they toured the facility and engaged with World Cross Country champion Joshua Cheptegei, Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich, 2019 World Athletics gold medalist Halima Nakayi, middle distance runner Winnie Nanyondo and others.
It was a special Sunday morning for about 4,000 children between the ages of four and 15 years as they participated in the Kampala Kids Run. Accompanied by their parents and siblings, the children were flagged off from the Uganda Museum at about 7am to run for in the 1.5 kilometre and 3 kilometre races. We bring you the days events in pictures.
The gala held at Kigo prison had female and male inmates playing netball and football against Uganda Human Rights Commission staff. It was aimed at the promotion of sports in correctional facilities and penal reform.
Apollo Makubuya, the Buganda Minister in-charge of Constitutional Affairs said the kabaka, an ardent fan and squash player opted to support the team following reports that the team has not been well facilitated.
The national football team coach, Milutin â€˜Michoâ€™ Sredojevic has said he is not worried by Ugandaâ€™s drop in the latest Coca Cola FIFA rankings. In the rankings released yesterday, Uganda dropped four places to 81st behind the likes of Belarus and Jamaica.