Negesa had an underwhelming performance at the Kyabazinga Track and Field Athletics Championships.
He has lately been such a standout performer which had him break his national 1500m record
The Arua Athletic Club runner came home first with a time of 8:33.70 in the 3000m steeplechase
Uganda Athletics Federation is optimistic that more Ugandan athletes will hit the qualifying marks before the door slams shut on July 23
The 30-year-old Bolt leaped out of the blocks and cruised to victory in a time of 10.03.
Hope is not lost for Uganda to get in more qualifiers before the July 23 deadline
The 19 year-old clocked a fine 2:10:31 in windy conditions.
While men ran through Iran's capital in the morning, women were allowed to run just 10 kilometres in Azadi stadium in the afternoon.
"The athlete tested positive for EPO following a no-notice test conducted by the IAAF in Kenya."
The run has fast-become arguably Uganda’s biggest social event if the numbers it attracts is anything to go by.
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