Latest report gathered from the world of sports indicates that a Ugandan athlete has disappeared after he showed up in Japan for the Tokyo Olympics.
20-year-old weightlifter, Julius Ssekitoleko disappeared from his pre-Olympic training camp in Osaka Prefecture on Friday, July 16. He had been preparing as a component of the nine-part Ugandan group in Izumisano, Osaka prefecture, city authorities disclosed.
Colleagues understood the competitor was missing around early afternoon Friday when his salivation test was not conveyed and they discovered his hotel vacant, city authorities stated. There was no preparation Friday morning and he was most recently seen in his room in the early long stretches of Friday.
Subsequent to failing to discover him inside the hotel, authorities advised police for a more extensive inquiry. There was no 24-hour observing at the hotel and precisely when or how he escaped the inn was obscure, authorities said.
It has now been uncovered that he left a note at his hotelthat he needs to work in Japan and at this point don’t have any desire to get back to Uganda since life there is troublesome and requested individuals from his assignment to give his effects to his significant other in his nation of origin, as per the city.
The competitor addressed his telephone when an authority in Uganda called him at around 6 p.m., however he said he was not in a circumstance to talk and hung up, as per the city.
In a proclamation shipped off Kyodo News, Beatrice Ayikoru, the chef de mission of the Ugandan designation, conceded that Ssekitoleko has disappeared and said that he was because of head home with his mentor next Tuesday.