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Olympic Gold Gives Ugandans New Hope

August 19, 2012

By Malcolm Webb | Al Jazeera

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Uganda’s first gold medallist in 40 years, Stephen Kiprotich, has returned home to promises of better funding for the country’s athletes.

Kiprotich got a state reception, met the president and an even warmer welcome on the streets of Kampala, Ugandana.

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