Julius Mutekanga

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Julius Mutekanga (born 1 December 1987) is a Ugandan middle-distance running athlete specializing in the 800 metres event.

Mutekanga was born in Bulera, Uganda. He is currently[when?] living in New York City, NY where he is completing his studies and serving as a coach at St. Bernard's School, an all boys school on the Upper East Side East Harlem border.

On January 21, 2012 Julius qualified for the IAAF World Indoor Championship in the 800M run. He currently competes for the Central Park Track Club New Balance. His qualifying time at the New Balance Games at the Armory was 1:48.00. For times in the year 2012, his time is in the top ten.[1] He qualified for the World Indoor Championships, which took place on March 9th, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.[1]

He represented his country at the 2012 London Olympics and the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.

Personal bests[edit]

Location Performance Wind Place Date
Outdoor 800 Meters 1:46.30 Ninove 06/08/2011
Indoor 500 Meters 1:01.26 Boston (BU), MA 08/03/2008
Indoor 800 Meters 1:49.26 Boston (BU), MA 05/03/2011