This IAAF World Athletics Series competition will go back to Africa a decade after the IAAF World Cross Country Championships was last held on the continent, in neighbouring Kenya.

The Ugandan capital won the right to stage the competition after winning a vote against Manama (BRN).

The Hon. Charles Bakabulindi, Honorary State Minister of Education and Sport, and Ugandan Athletics Federation Domenic Otucet led the successful bid for Uganda’s first ever IAAF World Athletics Series competition.

The next edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships takes place in Guiyang (CHN), 28 March 2015.


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