Athletes Famous Athletes from Uganda

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List of famous athletes from Uganda, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Uganda has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Ugandan athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Uganda and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Uganda then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing has a variety of athletes in it, like Samuel Walusimbi and Abubaker Tabula.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Ugandan athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Uganda?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Uganda in order to get more information about each one.

John Angus Rae Blain is a Scottish first-class cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman, and a right-arm fast-medium pace bowler. Attaining his first cap in 1996, Blain became Scotland's ...more

John "The Beast" Mugabi is a Ugandan former boxer and world junior middleweight champion. He was part of an exceptionally talented early 1980s' junior middleweight and middleweight ...more

Joel Olwenyi is a Ugandan cricketer. He has represented Uganda 13 times in the ICC Trophy. In 2007 he captained his country in the ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament which was ...more

Benjamin Musoke is a Ugandan cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler, he has played for the Uganda national cricket team since 2001. His matches include four ...more

Junior Kwebiha is a Ugandan cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler, he has played for the Uganda national cricket team since 2001. His matches include three ...more

Laurence Sematimba is a Ugandan cricketer. He is a wicketkeeper and has played 9 ICC Trophy games for Uganda.

Nehal Bibodi
Nehal Bibodi is an Indian born Ugandan cricketer. He appeared in Uganda's Intercontinental Cup campaign in 2005.

Henry Osinde is a Ugandan-born Canadian cricketer who plays ODI cricket as a right-arm medium-fast bowler. His main achievement so far is taking three wickets against Kenya on 5 August 2006 in ...more

Franco "Frank" Nsubuga is a Ugandan cricketer. A right-handed batsman and off spin bowler, he has played for the Uganda national cricket team since 2001. His matches include four ...more

Kenneth Kamyuka
Kenneth Kamyuka is a Ugandan born Canadian cricketer. He is an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm fast-medium. Kamyuka is regarded as being the best cricketer from Uganda and ...more

Charles Waiswa is an Ugandan cricketer who played in the 2005 ICC Trophy in Ireland. He spent a short period of time in the Nottinghamshire Premier Cricket league at Killamarsh Juniors Cricket ...more

Nandikishore Patel
Nandikishore Patel, also known as Nand Kishore is an Indian-born Ugandan cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right arm medium-fast bowler, he played six matches for Uganda in the 2005 ICC ...more

Leo Rwabwogo was a boxer from Uganda, who won a total number of two Olympic medals during his career as an amateur in the flyweight division. He did so in 1968 and 1972. As of 2008, he was the ...more

New York Giants
Mathias Kagimu Kiwanuka is an American football defensive end who is a free agent. He was originally drafted 32nd overall in the 2006 NFL draft. He played college football at Boston College. He ...more

Diaz Kambere is a Ugandan-born Canadian footballer. He currently plays for Africa United FC in the Multicultural Soccer League of British Columbia.

Samuel Walusimbi is a former East African cricketer. He played three One day Internationals in the 1975 World Cup.

Jitendra Motibhai Patel is a Ugandan-born former cricketer for Canada. He played three One Day Internationals in the 1979 World Cup, as well as appearing for the country in the 1979 ICC Trophy ...more

Aggrey Siryoyi Awori is a Ugandan economist and politician and a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement party. He was the Minister for Information & Communications Technology in ...more

John Akii-Bua was a Ugandan hurdler and the first Olympic champion from his country.

Brian Umony Uganda national football team
Brian Umony is a Ugandan footballer who is currently playing for Kampala City Council FC. Since 2009 he has also been a regular member of the Uganda national football team. He is widely ...more

Henry Kalungi Uganda national football team
Henry Kalungi is a Ugandan footballer who currently plays for Richmond Kickers in the USL Professional Division.

Denis Onyango Uganda national football team
Denis Onyango is a Ugandan footballer who plays for South African Premier Soccer League club Mamelodi Sundowns and Uganda as a goalkeeper. On 8 July 2010, he was released by his club SuperSport ...more

Mike Sserumaga Saint-George SA
Michael Sserumaga is a Ugandan football player, who currently plays for Lweza FC.

Hassan Wasswa Kayseri Erciyesspor
Hassan Wasswa is a Ugandan footballer, who plays for Kampala City.

Tony Mawejje Golden Arrows
Anthony Mawejje Jr. is a Ugandan football midfielder