West Nile’s Swift Sprinter Retires from Athletics.
Arua born Ugandan sprinter Ali Ngaimoko has announced his retirement from Athletics.
He issued a statement to confirm his retirement.
“In a very special way I want to thank the Government of Uganda for supporting sports and at the same time I want to thank Uganda athletics federation (UAF) for implementing and supporting athletes to achieve their dreams in track and field.
I have been part of those who represented our country in various international events world wide and now time has come to hung up my spikes and move on with other responsibilities may be administration part of it and nurturing plus grooming new talent
Bye bye my young brothers and sisters keep our flag up as usual”, he stated.
Ngaimoko came as a semifinalist in the 200 metres at the 2010 African Championships, the 2011 All-Africa Games and the 2012 African Championships.
He finished seventh in the 400 meters at the 2012 African Championships. He also reached the semi-final at the 2011 All-Africa Games.
He ended up seventh In the 4 × 400 metres at the 2010 African Championships.
He also finished at the 2010 African Championships 4 × 100 metres broadcast , but eventually got Eliminated in the competition.
His greatest best times were 20.92 seconds in the 200 metres,obtained in July 2011 in Nairobi; and 46.27 seconds in the 400 metres, that he got in July 2012 in Kumas.