Loss for swimming as GEMS close shop

Masters swimmers have held all their championships at the 25m and eight-lane pool at GEMS Cambridge International School - Butabiika since 2016. They, like other swimmers, will hope that their venue will not have to change when the school shuts down later this year. On the left is decorated female swimmer Kirabo Namutebi coasting to routine victory. PHOTO/JOHN BATANUDDE

Memories of an official chasing down a parent that had broken past the barrier while wildly cheering her five-year-old son on his debut swimming competition last year are still fresh in mind.


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