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The 2022 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the 2022 Commonwealth Games
and commonly known as Birmingham 2022, is an international multi-sport event
for members of the Commonwealth that is scheduled to be held in Birmingham,
England from 28 July to 8 August 2022 – twenty years after the Manchester
2002 Commonwealth Games and on the ten-year anniversary of London 2012 Summer
Olympics and Paralympics.
Birmingham was announced as host on 21 December 2017,
marking England's third time hosting the Commonwealth Games after London 1934 and
Manchester 2002, and the seventh Games in the United Kingdom after London and
Manchester, Cardiff 1958, Edinburgh 1970 and 1986, and Glasgow 2014.
Ndejje University's Brian Kasirye, Husina Kobugabe, Sharifah Wanyana , Friday Ataman and their Coach/Major
Benjamin Longiross and have represented The University in these games, Collins Ssemanda Ndejje
University Senior Public Relations Officer is part of the Team.
Only in the final lap did the man who holds the world record of 26:11.00 move into top gear to take on and then dismiss the challenge of the Ethiopian who beat him to Olympic gold at this distance last summer, Selemon Barega.
The university collected 22 gold medals, 11 silver medals, and 20 bronze medals.
Badminton (men and women) was won by Ndejje University, and long distance athlete Dismas Yeko won gold in the 5000m (14:05:05) and 10,000m (29:12:18). Sandra Chekwemoi won gold in the 3000m steeplechase (11:47:85)
Yeko was a front runner most of the time, exchanging the lead with German Markus Georger
and tactically staying behind teammate Wangwe before exploding in the final lap.
Budding long distance runner Dismas Yeko executed the perfect final kicks to claim gold
at the World University Cross-Country event in Portugal on Saturday.