2020 Tokyo Olympics medalists Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo have been nominated by the organizers of the Fortebet Real Stars Sports Awards for the Athletics July Gong.
Cheptegei won silver in the 10,000m race while Kiplimo scooped Broze in the same race.Winnie Nanyondo is the other nominee for that award.
Cheptegei and Kiplimo won Uganda’s first medals at the 2020 Olympics.
In Basketball, Silverbacks trio of Arthur Kaluma, Eric Rwahire and Ishmail Wainwright will battle for the accolade.
Kaluma notched in 20 points in his debut match as Silverbacks sealed their third consecutive AfroBasket berth with victory over Morocco.
In Rugby, Adrian Kasiito who was outstanding for Uganda in their victory against Ghana in the Rugby Africa Cup at Kyadondo will face off with two Lady Cranes players Faith Namugga and skipper Peace Lekuru.
Winners will officially be crowned virtually on Monday, 2nd August.
The awards are proudly sponsored by betting company Fortbet, Canaan Soda and Jude Color Solutions.