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IAAF officials impressed with progress

IAAF officials impressed with progress

The International athletics body and its agencies have told Uganda that they are on the right track in their mission in hosting a memorable World Cross Country Championships in Africa. Uganda is set to host the 2017 event on March 26 at Kololo Independence ground (September 7, 2016).

The officials that included Jan Zmek, the event director of the Athletics Management Services, Emanuele Perotti Nigra, Director of Information & Technology at IAAF, Lucas Sperotti, the Events Operations at Deltatre and Steve Marshall, the Events and Operations Engineer of the event timers Seiko, held a two day meeting with the Local Organising Committee.

The meeting was aimed at helping the LOC host a successful and memorable event.

The officials visited the course, which they said was challenging enough and also had meeting with the local broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation – UBC. They were impressed by the steps taken by LOC and advised them not to relax but continue to see that the event is successful.