Akullo Wins Gold At All Africa Games

Christine Akullo bagged Uganda the only gold medal at the 2015 All Africa games that ended on the 19th of September in Congo Brazzaville
The 22 year old Akullo clocked 13.34 seconds to win the  women’s T13 100m race at the Kintele National Stadium in Brazzaville.

Akullo’s medal saved Team Uganda from minors as it was the country’s only gold from a team of 35 athletes.

She joins other Ugandans who managed to secure medals at the tournament in the names of  T12 400m silver medalist David Emong, Badminton’s Edwin Ekiring and  pugilist Kennedy Katende of boxing who won Uganda bronze .

Uganda finished 18th with four medals; 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 of bronze

Egypt topped the medal table with 193 medals; 74 gold, 56 silver and 63 bronze followed by South Africa and Algeria