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(born June 26, 1988 in Lira) is a Ugandan middle-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 1500 metres.
and Dorcus Inzikuru were all unable to advance beyond the first rounds of their respective events, the 1500 metres and 3000 metres steeplechase, while Jane Suuto finished in 93rd position in the women's marathon. Edwin Ekiring participated in men's badminton singles and was defeated by Brice Leverdez and Wong Wing Ki which meant he was unable to advance beyond the group stage. Mugula and Lunkense were both unable to progress further than the heat stages of their respective events, while Ssekyaaya finished in 14th place in the men's 62 kilogram weightlifting discipline.
Competing at her first Olympic Games at the age of 24,
earned qualification into the Games by posting a time of four minutes and 5.52 seconds, at the 2012 Fanny Blankers-Koen Games on 30 May, which was 0.48 seconds quicker than the "A" qualifying standard for her event, the 1500 metres. She said the training that she received from coach allowed her to achieve success and set herself the objective of securing her first medal at an international event. Achola was drawn in the third heat on 6 August, finishing 11th out of 15th runners, with a time of four minutes and 11.64 seconds. She ranked ahead of Spain's Isabel Macías (four minutes and 13.07 seconds) and Anna Mishchenko from Ukraine (four minutes and 13.63 seconds) but was behind Genzebe Dibaba of Ethopia (four minutes and 8.78 seconds). Overall Achola finished 22th out of 44 competitors, and was 3.81 seconds slower than the two slowest athletes who progressed to the semi-finals and, therefore, that was the end of her competition.
Fifteen athletes were selected to represent Uganda at the London Games. They were Jacob Araptany and Benjamin Kiplagat in the men's 3000 metres steeplechase, Thomas Ayeko in the men's 10,000 metres, Abraham Kiplimo and Geofrey Kusuro in the men's 5000 metres, Julius Mutekanga in the men's 800 metres, Stephen Kiprotich in the men's marathon and Moses Kipsiro participated in the men's 5000 and 10,000 metres disciplines. Other athletes chosen were
in the women's 1500 metres, Dorcus Inzikuru in the women's 3000 metres steeplechase, Jane Suuto in the women's marathon, Edwin Ekiring in the men's badminton singles, Ganzi Mugula in the men's 50 metre freestyle, Jamila Lunkuse in the women's 50 metre freestyle and Charles Ssekyaaya in the men's 62 kilogram weightlifting event. Middle-distance runner Annet Negesa was due to compete in the women's 800 metres but withdrew because of an achilles tendon injury. For the first time since 1956, Uganda did not qualify athletes in boxing. Mugula was selected as the flag bearer for both the opening and closing ceremonies. The country's delegation was led by its vice-president Edward Ssekandi, and the Ugandan NOC technical vice-president Dennis Galabuzi who served as their chef de mission to help increase morale among their athletes.
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