Nile Special Best Sports Personality of August 2015:
- Winner: Solomon Munyo Mutai (500 Votes)
- Runners Up: She Cranes Netball Team (445 Votes)
- Commended: Uganda National Baseball Team, Golfer Ronald Otile, Kobs Rugby Club, Desh Kananura Rally Team and Busoga College Mwiri Cricket Team
Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) has voted 2015 world athletics championship marathon bronze medalist, Solomon Munyo Mutai as the Nile Special best sports personality for the month of August 2015.
While at Imperial Royale Hotel on Monday, the body declared Montai as the month’s best athlete beating the Uganda netball she cranes team that finished 8th at the Sydney Netball world cup in Austria by a difference of 55 votes.
Mutai clocked 2:10:42 hours to finish third in the world championship marathon held in Beijing, China to bag Uganda’s only medal in the competition.
Uganda’s base ball team became the first African side to win a match at the little league world series when they whipped the Dominican Republic 4-1 while golfer Ronald Otile scooped the nod following his impressive performance that saw him win the Uganda open (professional’s category) shortly after he had claimed the 73rd Uganda amateur open.
The Kobs rugby club won the national 7’s meet, Desh Kananura finished second at the pearl of African rally and Busoga College Mwiri took the pepsi national schools week title.
Mutai will be crowned on the 17th September 2015 at Imperial Royale Hotel during the monthly dinner.