Davis Kamoga

Davis Kamoga ( born July 17, 1968) is a Ugandan athlete.

At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta Kamoga won the bronze medal over 400 meters thanks to a late spurt. This was the first medal of Ugandan in an Olympic track and field competition since the victory of John Akii - Bua over 400 meters hurdles at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. By the time of 44.53 s Kamoga set a new Ugandan national record.

The following year, Kamoga competed in Athens at the World Athletics Championships. In the final on 5 August 1997, he brought the two-time world champion Michael Johnson in dire straits. Kamoga Johnson was on the home straight but not intercept and won in the end with the new Ugandan national record of 44.37 s the silver medal.

In subsequent seasons Kamoga had to skip several competitions due to injury problems. In 2000, he joined the Summer Olympics in Sydney, retired from there but already in the second round.

  • Man
  • Athlete (Uganda)
  • Olympian (Uganda)
  • Sprinter
  • Born in 1968