Masindi District to Host Olympics Trial Games

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Masindi district will this weekend host the national trials for the Olympics games.

JB Kapere, the Uganda Athletics Federation-UAF focal person says, besides preparing for the Olympics games, some national athletics will also be bracing themselves for the games at East African level.

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Kapere says his office is working hard to ensure that the sportsmen get good and memorable time in Masindi for both the field and track events.

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The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be celebrated from 8th August to 24th August, 2008.

Meanwhile, the UAF had initially requested Masindi district local government to host the event, but this was snubbed allegedly because of lack of funds and manpower.