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Dolphins finish 4th at Kenya National Age Swimming Championships

By Vision Reporter

Added 27th October 2015 07:52 PM

National swimmers Adnan Kabuye, Kirabo Namutebi and Selina Katumba were on form over the weekend to help the Dolphins Club to a fourth place finish at the Kenya National Age Group and Open Swimming Championships in Mombasa.

Dolphins finish 4th at Kenya National Age Swimming Championships

Alexis Kituuka was one of the stars for the Seals in Mombasa. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga

National swimmers Adnan Kabuye, Kirabo Namutebi and Selina Katumba were on form over the weekend to help the Dolphins Club to a fourth place finish at the Kenya National Age Group and Open Swimming Championships in Mombasa.

By Michael Nsubuga

Dolphins finish third

1 Aga Khan Academy – 664pts

2 Bandari Swim Club 624

3 Dolphins Swim Club-K'la 487

4 Mombasa Aquatics 409. 50

5 Oshwal Academy - 322

14 Silverfin Academy-K'la 112

15 Seals Swim Club – K'la 107



National swimmers Adnan Kabuye, Kirabo Namutebi and Selina Katumba were on form over the weekend to help the Dolphins Club to a fourth place finish at the Kenya National Age Group and Open Swimming Championships in Mombasa.


Kabuye picked 3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze; Namutebi was also good for two gold and one bronze while Katumba collected 2 gold, 1 silver and a bronze to star for the Ugandans, who finished among the top five teams for the second year running.

Namutebi opened the way for the Dolphins when she clocked 1:31.27 to beat the girls (10-11 year olds) to the gold in the 100m breaststroke race, before Kabuye (1:22.88) responded in similar fashion in the boys 12-13 years category.

Katumba's gold medals were won in the girls open 400m freestyle race (5:21.33) and the 100m freestyle (1:08.89) event on top of silver medal performances in the 50m (35.80) backstroke.

Other Dolphins swimmers Tendo Mukalazi (2 silver & 4 bronze) and Arnold Kisulo (4 silver and 1 bronze) also got podium finishes for the Ugandan top club.

Their relay teams comprising of Brandy Nakimbugwe, Kirabo Namutebi, Swagia Mubiru and Gloria Nakafu and that of Davida Kenyangi, Selina Katumba, Hannat Nakimuli and Kyla Mpiima also won gold in the 200m Medley Relay and the 200m freestyle relay; just like that of Adnan Kabuye, Tendo Mukalazi Darren Samula and Samora Lumonya who won over the same distance.

The Silverfins Academy who recently broke away from the Seals Club finished 14th overall with former Seals swimmer Mercedes Mwebeiha grabbing 4 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze in the girls 10-11 years category.

 The Seals Club finished 15th overall out of 21 clubs that competed in the championship with Anthea Mudanye and Alexis Kituuka as their top performers.

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