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Cross Country event logo launched

Cross Country event logo launched

State sports minister Charles Bakkabulindi has unveiled the IAAF World Cross Country logo at the Ministry’s office in Kampala (June 11, 2016 ).

Uganda is set to host the 42nd edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships – considered the most important competition in international cross country running at the Kololo Independence grounds in the heart of the city.


The logo represents the beauty and monuments of Kampala and it has the Independence Monument, which was unveiled on 9th October 1962 when Uganda got her Independence from the British.

It also has the rising sun that shows Uganda as a country with sunshine throughout the year whilethe hills depict Kampala as a city of hills.

The blue skies that depict the Uganda cool weather and the runners that represent athletics as a running sport.