Olympics World Games: Swimmer Larry Feni Wins Gold Medal for Uganda

Olympics World Games; Swimmer Larry Feni Wins Gold Medal for Uganda (News Central TV)

Swimmer Larry Feni has won a gold medal at the ongoing Special Olympics World Games in Berlin Germany.

This is Uganda’s first medal at the games which started on Saturday with a colourful opening ceremony at Berlin Olympic Stadium.

Feni finished ahead of Hungary’s Varga Mate and Andrii Karasychenko of Ukraine in 50m Breaststroke Level A.

It marks a steady rise for the swimmer who first won a gold medal at the age of 16 during the 2018 Games in Dubai.

Uganda is competing in Swimming, Athletics, Table Tennis, and Football 7-a-side, at the biggest inclusive games in the world.

About The Special Olympics World Games


Since its inception in 1968, the Special Olympics has been empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities through the power of sports. This remarkable event not only showcases the incredible athletic talents of participants but also highlights the importance of inclusion, acceptance, and equal opportunities for people of all abilities.

The Special Olympics World Games are the world’s largest inclusive sports event. Thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities compete together in 26 sports. Nine days of exciting and inspiring competitions, by athletes and for athletes.

The Special Olympics World Games is currently taking place in Berlin, Germany. The game started on June 17 and will finish on June 25. 

Berlin, a city renowned for its rich history and vibrant culture, is hosting the prestigious Special Olympics for the first time. 


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