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Agakhan win Excel Independence swimming championships

By Vision Reporter

Added 5th October 2015 02:53 PM

Agakhan School swimmers collected 742 points to emerge champions of the USF-Excel Independence Swimming Championships held at the Kampala International School on Sunday.

Agakhan win Excel Independence swimming championships

Agakhan swimmers Adnan Kabuye, Samora Byansi and Swagia Mubiru (center) pose with their trophy alongside Greenhill''s swimmers (in blue ) and those of KISU (on the right). PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga

Agakhan School swimmers collected 742 points to emerge champions of the USF-Excel Independence Swimming Championships held at the Kampala International School on Sunday.

By Michael Nsubuga

Agakhan School swimmers collected 742 points to emerge champions of the USF-Excel Independence Swimming Championships held at the Kampala International School on Sunday.


Adnan Kabuye and Hannat Nakimuli collected 65 and 61 points respectively for the champions to lead them to their first Independence championships. Swimming in the 10 and under category Joshua Lumonya and Swagia Mubiru added 28 points apiece for the Agakhan side who also swept the 11-12 years boys category with Ben Kaganda, Siegfred Katumwa and Samora Lumonya collecting a combined total of 121 points.

Selina Katumba (54pts) and Byansi Samora (64pts) were the other stars for the winners in the event organised exclusively for schools and institutions of higher learning.

Runners up Greenhill were inspired by ten-year old Abba Mayanja who collected 32 points and emerged the best in the 10&under category.

Emma Kiwanuka (42pts) who was second best behind British School’s Arnold Kisulo in the 15&over was the other star for Greenhill who also had Bailey Sasha, Gift Lunkuse, Tinisha Birungi, Walter Logura and Mathew Odada among others as their best.

Martin Robin collected 68 points, Katherine Bowmaker (54pts), Sloots Milenka (45pts) and Blom, Rie-Anne 40 points for hosts KISU who finished third.

The British School were led by ten year old Kirabo Namutebi, Mercedes Amani, Tendo Mukalazi and Arnold Kisulo in the individual and relay races 

Over 400 swimmers competed in the two-day championship sponsored by Excel Insurance, Vodafone, Madhivani Group, Ruparelia Group, Rwenzori water and the USF.

Final Standings


Agakhan School 742pts

Greenhill Academy 584pts

KISU 559


The British School 339

Makerere University 288

Gems Cambridge 217

Kampala Parents School 193

Seeta High School 177

Uganda Christian University 104

Sir Apollo Kagwa Schools 64

Uganda Martyrs Sec. School 35

Rubaga Girls Sec. School 32

Acorns International 25

St. Mary's Kisubi 19

Golden Berry 10

Top individuals

10 & Under

Girls: Kirabo Namutebi 36pts (BSK)

Boys: Abba Mayanja 32pts (GHA)

11-12 years

Girl: Katherine Bowmaker 61pts (KISU)

Boy: Ben Kaganda 50pts (AGA)

12-13 years

Girl: Ssinzi Nabatanzi 9pts (BSK)

Boy: Adnan Kabuye 65pts (AGA)

13-14 years

Girl: Martin Robin 68pts (KISU)

Boy: Tendo Mukalazi 70pts (BSK)

15 & over

Girl: Sloots Milenka 45pts (KISU)

Boy: Arnold Kisulo 45pts (BSK)

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