Edgar Luberenga

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Edgar Luberenga
Personal information
Nationality  Uganda
Born (1979-04-27) 27 April 1979 (age 35)
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Edgar Luberenga (born April 27, 1979) is a retired Ugandan swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events.[1] Luberenga qualified for the men's 50 m freestyle, as Uganda's only swimmer, at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He received a Universality place from FINA in an entry time of 27.30.[2] He challenged seven other swimmers in heat three, including 16-year-old Chris Hackel of Mauritius. He rounded out the field to last place by six hundredths of a second (0.06) behind Maldives' Hassan Mubah in 27.77. Luberenga failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed seventy-fifth overall out of 86 swimmers in the preliminaries.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edgar Luberenga". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Swimming – Men's 50m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 3)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's 50m Freestyle Heat 3". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 20 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Thomas, Stephen (19 August 2004). "Men’s 50 Freestyle Prelims Day 6: Hall Splashes a Hot 22.04, Fastest Qualifier; Lezak Makes This One but Popov, Hoogie Bow Out". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2013.