Credit : USPA
Jacob Kiplimo is the March 2023 USPA/Nile Special Sports Personality of the month. Kiplimo won the 16th edition of the New York City Half Marathon in a time of 1:01:31.
To win the award, Kiplimo collected 320 votes beating the Rally Crew of Yasin
Nasser and Ali Katumba. The pair came second at the 2023 Equator Rally in Voi,
Powerlifter Roy Mubiru was commended for winning Gold in the Arnold classic
powerlifting festival early last month in the USA.
Latib Muwonge also got a commendation for winning the Africa Boxing Union title in March 2022.
The table tennis ladies’ team, who won Silver, and the men’s side, which settled for Bronze at the ITTF Regional Senior Championship, were also commended.
The Supportive / Assist Award was won by the Uganda Cranes striker Rogers Mato for his goal against Tanzania in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers which brightened Uganda’s chances of qualifying for the 2024 Africa Cup of
Toyota Buffaloes Scrum half Arron Tukei won the Promising Talent Award.
For the Sporting Award, the USPA Executive voted Madam Lameck Lily for her contribution to the growth and development of bodybuilding support in Uganda.