Uganda Police Gold-Winning Athletes Arrive Today

The Uganda Police team, composed of PPC Martin Moses Kurong, Mande Abdalla Kibet and Michael Cherop won gold medals in the junior Men’s category with 13 points as a team.

The race was a distance of 3.9km + 310m.

Michael Cherop, as an individual won a Gold medal in the same category after leading the race and being followed by European champion Adem Karagoz who was the second.

Bronze medal went to Sommez Dag who was just 10 seconds ahead of Moses Kurong.

The Uganda team represented by Uganda Police won the gold, the second place went to Turkey and Italy was the third.

The three have been undergoing intensive training in Kapchorwa before they left for the competition in Italy.


According to Police publicist Judith Nabakooba, the Uganda Police Force would like to congratulate its team upon winning these two gold medals.

“This is a great achievement to the Force. We are proud of them,” she said.

The team arrives at Entebbe Airport at 2:30pm on Tuesday.

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