Ugandan weightlifter Julius Ssekitoleko who went missing from Team Uganda pre-training camp in Izumisano City in Japan has finally returned home.
Ssekitoleko checked in at the Entebbe International Airport today in the morning aboard Qatar Airways.
The 20 year old who went missing from the pre-training camp had earlier missed out on a quota slot in the 67kg category.
🇺🇬 Weightlifter Julius Ssekitoleko who went missing from #TeamUganda pre-training camp in Izumisano city ahead of the #Tokyo2020 Games has finally returned home today aboard Qatar Airways. He had earlier on missed out on a quota slot in the 67kg category.#TeamUgandaForOlympics pic.twitter.com/ils4zW9Zvy
— NOC UGANDA (@Official_UOC) July 23, 2021
He later handed himself over to Police after 120 hours of hiding.
The Olympics games officially kicked off today Friday 23th July in Tokyo Japan.
Ugandan Rower Grace Kathleen Noble managed a 5th place in her first attempt and she will be making a second try in a Repêchage tomorrow.