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Uganda’s Leni Shida wins the Women’s 400m at the Midsummer Track Night.

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On Saturday night, in Austria’s historic capital city of Vienna, Shida Leni easily won the Women’s 400m at the Midsummer Track Night. Her time was 53.01sec. It was the first race of her European tour.

Photocredit:Alfred Nevsimal

Shida has been trained since August 2013 by the husband and wife coaching team of Kevin and Sue O’Connor. Kevin commented:

Photocredit:Alfred Nevsimal

“I did not expect a fast time in Vienna. Firstly, conditions were difficult as it was very windy. Secondly, she would have been experiencing travel tiredness – the door to door journey was around 36 hours, and she did not arrive at  her hotel until late on Thursday night.” To see the results,please visit:


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