USA field team in Kampala after Nairobi snub

USA athletes arrive in Kampala for Sunday’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships. PHOTO | ISMAIL KEZAALA |

What you need to know:

  • USA’s athletics team arrived in Kampala on Tuesday night for Sunday’s IAAF World Championships even after US Track and Field association said they would not field a team at the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi in July citing security concerns.
  • Athletes from Lebanon and Sri Lanka were also expected in Kampala as the global biennial event nears.

USA’s athletics team arrived in Kampala on Tuesday night for Sunday’s IAAF World Championships even after US Track and Field association said they would not field a team at the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi in July citing security concerns.

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