Hamson Sends Off the First Ugandan Athletes For The Tokyo 2021 Olympics

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By Kamyuka Kenneth

Denis Hamson Obua the minister of state for sports has flagged off the first group of Ugandan athletes for the Tokyo Olympics for a pre-games training in Izumisano. Hanson has confided this on his Twitter handle and said “I had the honour to flag off the first contingent of athletes.” He honourably said.

He also added on and said that the team will camp in Izumisano as they acclimatise to the weather. He encouraged the athletes to write their names in history books whilst flying a brand Uganda

The first group of athletes and officials who were flagged off yesterday will depart today for a pre-games training camp in Izumisano, Osaka ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

Shortly after the team was flagged off by re-appointed State Minister for Sports HamsonObua, medal hopeful boxers including Shadir Musa and Middleweight David Ssemujju among others said they expect no major challenges.

Obua asked the athletes to strictly follow the Covid-19 health guidelines.

He adds that the pre-games training camp will allow the athletes to adjust to the weather in Japan before the games kick off on 23 July 2021, adding that the trip has been fully funded by the government

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