The Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) has on Friday, 7th May unveiled a partnership with Pearl Diary under the Lato Milk brand.
The partnership will see Lato Milk brand provide Olympic bound athletes with nutritious products worth Shs 40M in Powdered and Liquid milk, Yorgut in different flavours.
Donald Rukare hailed Pearl Diary for the support towards the athletes who are only left with three months to the global games in Tokyo
“I thank Lato Milk for coming on board to support our athletes with nutritious products. The products help our athletes prepare for the forthcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo.”
Pearl Diary Managing Director Shyam Kotecha expressed his delight upon the partnership
“We are delighted to come out and partner with the Uganda Olympic Committee.” We are to going to support the athletes with our products as they prepare for the games in Tokyo.”
Olympic bound boxers led by Bombers captain Shadir Musa, David Ssemujju and the first-ever lady boxer to represent Uganda at the global games Catherine Nanziri also attended the event.
Last month UOC also unveiled a partnership with ABSA Bank worthy Shs 54,500,000 towards the athletes’ medical and training kits.
The 25 athletes to represent Uganda in Tokyo
Joshua Cheptegei (10,000 M & 5000M), Halima Nakaayi (800M), Winnie Nanyondo (1500M), Ronald Musagala (1500M), Albert Chemutai (3000M – Steeplechase), Peruth Chemutai (3000M – Steeplechase), Esther Chebet (10,000M), Abdallah Mande Kibet (10,000M), Stella Chesang (5000M), Sarah Chelengat (5000M), Juliet Chekwel (Marathon), Immaculate Chemutai (Marathon), Stephen Kiprotich (Marathon), Filex Chemonges (Marathon), Fred Musobo (Marathon), Solomon Munnyo Mutai (Marathon), Geoffrey Kusuro (Marathon), Jackson Kiprop (Marathon), Robert Chemonges (Marathon), Benjamin Kiplagat (3000M Steeple Chase), Racheal Zena Chebet (10,000M), Leni Shida (400M), Oscar Chelimo (5000M), Kathleen Noble (Rowing – Single scull), Musa Shadir Bwogi (Boxing – Welterweight), David Kavuma Semujju.