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KIPLIMO BAGS GOLD

Uganda’s Kiplimo excites fans as he bags gold

Ugandan long-distance runner Jacob Kiplimo on Sunday excited Ugandans as he took lead in the World Cross Country men’s junior 8km race.

 

The 16 year-old won a gold medal in the third race raising hopes of Ugandans that had been thwarted following a poor performance in the first two races that saw Uganda trail in the fourth and eighth positions.

Who is Kiplimo?

He represented Uganda at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

A member of the Sebei ethnic group, Kiplimo who was born in November 2000 grew up in Bukwo on Mount Elgon, living at high altitude.

At the age of fifteen, he won the 10,000 meters bronze medal at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships behind fellow East Africans Rodgers Kwemoi and Aron Kifle. Of as much importance as that placing was his time of 13:24:40 minutes for the 5000 meters in Rome that May. That was enough to reach the Olympic standard and gain selection for Uganda at the 2016 Summer Olympics. As a result he became the youngest ever Olympian for Uganda.

Prior to the 2016 Rio Olympics, he improved his 5000 m best further to 13:19.54 minutes. The youngest entrant to the competition he ran in the Olympic heats only, recording a time of 13:30.40 minutes for eleventh in his race.

Courtesy of the Daily Monitor

 Mar 27, 2017,  Irene  Lamunu  

By Job Bwire


 

 

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Nuncio praises Carmelite Sisters' contemplative lifestyle. The Carmelite Sisters, who lead a monastic life of prayer and seclusion, celebrated their 50th anniversary in Uganda. FAITH The Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda, Archbishop Michael August Blume has sent a special message to the Carmelite Sisters of Kiyinda-Mityana, congratulating them on the 50th anniversary of their presence in Uganda. 
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My soul proclaims the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my saviour for his goodness to us and for all the graces that he bestowed upon us as a congregation of Mary Reparatrix. It has been such a wonderful experience that each time we go back to these historical memories since the arrival of our Sisters in Uganda (The Pearl of Africa), I find a deeper meaning of what we are called to be.
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Saint Mary's Cathedral Rubaga, commonly referred to as Rubaga Cathedral, is the parent cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala, the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in Uganda. In 1914 the missionaries began constructing a modern cathedral at Lubaga (Rubaga). Construction was completed in 1925 and St. Mary's Cathedral Rubaga was consecrated on 31 December 1925.

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