Musa Bangili Fastest At River Nile Regatta

Musa Bangili claimed gold at the concluded River Nile Regatta held at Speke Camp Bujjagali in Jinja.

The event, organised by Uganda Canoe Federation (UCAF), took place on 26th May 2023.

Bangili won the 500m Kayak Single in a time of 06:35:23.

He beat of competition from Brian Mugole and Coreb Tusubira who finished second and third in that order.

Robert Lwanga Robert, President of UCAF, expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the athletes for their outstanding participation and remarkable performances during the River Nile Regatta.

“These exceptional athletes showcased their dedication, skill, and passion, setting an example for the future generation of canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts,” Lwanga said.

The River Nile Regatta brought together a multitude of spectators who showed unwavering support for the athletes and the sport.

UCAF expresses gratitude to the masses for their overwhelming presence and continued commitment to promoting canoeing and kayaking in Uganda.

The Federation confirmed that the outstanding athletes from the River Nile Regatta will be invited to compete in the upcoming national qualifiers scheduled for August.

The River Nile Regatta was sponsored by UCAF’s partners, Kayak the Nile and Jinja City Council

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