Uganda at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics

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Uganda at the
2013 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Uganda.svg
IAAF code UGA
National federation Uganda Athletic Federation
Website www.athleticsuganda.co.ug
in Moscow
Competitors 12
Medals
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
2011
2015

Uganda competed at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow, Russia, from 10–18 August 2013. A team of 12 athlete was announced to represent the country in the event. [1]

Uganda republic in East Africa

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate.

2013 World Championships in Athletics 2013 edition of the World Championships in Athletics

The 14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics was an international athletics competition held in Moscow, Russia, from 10–18 August 2013. Initially, Russia won the most gold medals to top the table for the first time since 2001. It was also the first time ever the host nation took the top of the medal table. However, after disqualification of Russian sprinter Antonina Krivoshapka for doping and following redistribution of medals in the Women's 4 × 400 metres relay, United States topped the medal table with eight golds. In the overall medal count, the United States won 26 medals in total, followed by Kenya with 12. With 1,784 athletes from 203 countries it was the biggest single sports event of the year. The number of spectators for the evening sessions was 268,548 surpassing Daegu 2011.

Moscow Capital city of Russia

Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits, 17 million within the urban area and 20 million within the metropolitan area. Moscow is one of Russia's federal cities.

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Results

(q – qualified, NM – no mark, SB – season best)

Men

AthleteEventPreliminariesHeatsSemifinalsFinal
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Ronald Musagala 800 metres
Moses Ndiema Kipsiro 5000 metres
Phillip Kipyeko 5000 metres
Thomas Ayeko 10,000 metres
Moses Ndiema Kipsiro 10,000 metres
Timothy Toroitich 10,000 metres
Jacob Araptany 3000 metres steeplechase
Benjamin Kiplagat 3000 metres steeplechase
Timothy Toroitich 3000 metres steeplechase
Abraham Kiplimo Marathon
Jackson Kiprop Marathon
Stephen Kiprotich Marathon 1

Women

AthleteEventPreliminariesHeatsSemifinalsFinal
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Juliet Chekwel 10,000 metres
Sarah Nambawa Triple jump

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References

  1. Athletes – 14th IAAF World Championships, IAAF, August 2, 2013, retrieved August 7, 2013