Though Uganda is not a swimming power house in the world but this is to boost their efforts in trying to encourage the sport in this part of Africa and the world
The Uganda Swimming Federation officials that where appointed include Peter Mugisha(in picture),Abel Ddamulira and William Buyondo, these are in class A that is FINA referees others include USF president Don Rukare and Lillian Mugisha.
“This is a historic achievement for USF and I congratulate the new new FINA officials. We look forward to them officiating at national, regional and international events”. Rukare, said in a written statement. “This goes a long way in bolstering our capacity to not only officiates at the regional and international level but also host international level events.”
This new appointments come in the wake of Uganda getting set to host the CANA Zone V swimming championships in 2014 it will be the biggest international swimming championships that the country will be hosting together with the local swimming body USF.
Three referees and two starters were appointed.