Tokyo 2020: Weightlifter released after deportation from Japan | DW News

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Police in Uganda have released athlete Julius Ssekitoleko on police bond pending further investigations after he was controversially deported by authorities in Japan. The weightlifter had traveled to the Olympics in Tokyo expecting to compete — but it later emerged he had not qualified. He then reportedly went missing. Later, he handed himself to the authorities outside the Japanese capital who sent him back to Uganda.

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