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Bukenya clinches the 2024 Uganda Skateboard Championships

Brian Bukenya emerged the overal winner of the 2024 Uganda Skateboard Championships held at Mukono Xtreme Park on Saturday 13th January.

Bukenya walked away with a cash cheque of 1M UGX after showcasing different skills on the board to see off competition from Trevor Kanyike and Calvin Muwonge who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively to walk home with 500,000 UGX and 250,000 UGX respectively.

Bukenya used the championships as part of his preparations for the upcoming Olympics tournament in Paris 2024.

“I am already a qualified olympian but I am glad to be part of the Dope games which play a huge part in grooming us the skaters for international events, it has been hardwork and being determined for me to win this championships today. I would like to thank all the skaters who have put up a great competition today.” said Brian Bukenya after being announced the winner.

The President of Uganda Skating Federation (USF) Moses Ddungu urged all the skaters to use the championship as a stepping stone in preparations to the upcoming Olympics qualifiers.

“Today we have held our first event of the year the Uganda  Skateboard Championships now we turn focus to the next event which is the Kampala Marathon i speed skating. I would like to urge all the skaters who are going to represent Uganda in the Olympics qualifiers to use this championship as part of their preparations.” said Moses Ddungu.

The first event on the ca?endar for the Uganda Skating Federation (USF) saw a huge turn up of skaters as i5 was organised by Dope games in conjuctiin with thr Uganda Skateboard So iety.

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