Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan Weightlifter in Japan Goes Missing, Leaves Note Saying ‘I want to work in Japan’


Tokyo Olympics: Dangerous information for Ugandan delegation as an athlete coaching in western Japan has gone lacking, based on native officers.

The 20-year-old weightlifter, Julius Ssekitoleko was staying in Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture, bought at a neighborhood station a Shinkansen bullet prepare ticket to Nagoya, about 200 kilometers away, town mentioned, practically a day because the athlete was final seen.

This comes after Julius missed a spot for the Olympics after arriving in Japan final month, said that he had left his resort and doesn’t wish to return to Uganda as a result of his life there was robust, and requested the members of his delegation to present his belongings ti his spouse, based on town.

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In an announcement despatched to Kyodo Information, Beatrice Ayikoru, the chef de mission of the Ugandan delegation, confirmed that Ssekitoleko has gone lacking and mentioned that he was as a result of head dwelling along with his coach subsequent Tuesday.

We, throughout our common staff briefings each in Uganda and in Japan, emphasised inter alia the necessity to respect the immigration rules of Japan and never decide to depart the camp with out authorization,” the chief of the staff mentioned, including it’s cooperating with native authorities in making an attempt to find him.

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