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Uganda Finish Second to Chinese Taipei in World Beach Woodball World Cup

Chinese Taipei raked a total of eighteen medals to beat hosts Uganda in the 2nd World Beach Woodball world cup hosted at the Spennah Beach in Entebbe.

The tournament that ran from Friday 25th May to Thursday 30th saw sixteen countries represented.

Chinese Taipei scooped six gold medals, seven silver and five bronze to finish top of the pack.

Uganda came second with six gold, four silvers and six gold medals as Hong Kong (China), Kenya and China completed the list of medalists with five, two and one in general.

The quartet of Rose Nabaggala, Denise Nanjeru, Joyce Nalubega and Joan Mukoova won Uganda the first medal after combining to claim the women’s team gold. Nanjeru and Nalubega also scooped women’s doubles’ gold for Uganda as Mukoova and Charity Nagaba paired for bronze.

In the men’s doubles, Geoffrey Towong and Thomas Kedi combined for silver as Wilson Musinguzi and Robert Mutibwa did the bronze.

Joel Adupa won bronze in the tight men’s singles race. The tournament was in its second edition.

The countries that took part include; China, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Burundi, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Zanzibar

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