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World Cross Country: The world is watching

By Joseph Kizza

Added 25th March 2017 09:25 AM

Hundreds of athletes from different nations across the world are in Kampala for Sunday's event

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Hundreds of athletes from different nations across the world are in Kampala for Sunday's event

Uganda is the fourth African nation to host the global athletics event. (Photos credit: Michael Nsubuga)

EVENT:
World Cross Country Championship

HOST: Kampala, UGANDA

VENUE: Kololo Independence Grounds

DATE: Today (March 26)

We are only hours away to the start of the races, good people and the world is surely here – in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, the Pearl of Africa!

As many as 59 nations have sent teams here for the global event.

So as the clock ticks away steadily, let's have a look at some of the global representation here on home soil . . .

 Team Canada

 

 Team Algeria

 

 Team China

 

 Team Egypt

 

 Team Lebanon

 

 Team Kuwait

 

 Team Kenya

 

 Team Australia

 

 Team Italy

 

 Team Mexico

 

 A one-man team from Fiji

 

 

 Team Rwanda

 

 Team  Bahrain

 

Team Japan

 

 Team USA train on the Kololo course

 

 A jolly Team Morocco try out the Kololo surface

 

Team Uganda returned to the city from their training base in Kapchorwa

 

To mention but a few . . .

 
Meanwhile, CLICK HERE for more articles on the 2017 Cross Country buildup

 

 

 

 

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