Ugandan weightlifter missing as Japan marks week to Covid-hit Olympics

Julius Ssekitoleko, 20, was tracked down in Japan on last week, several days after he fled from an Olympic training camp. PHOTO/COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • Ssekitoleko's disappearance in Izumisano city comes after two members of Uganda's delegation tested positive in Japan, including a coach who was isolated at the airport.

A Ugandan weightlifter disappeared from an Olympic training camp in Japan, leaving behind a note saying he wanted to find work, Japanese officials said Friday.

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