Participants

Philip WOKORACH

Philip WOKORACH
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  31 Dec 1993
Age:  24
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  187
Weight (Kg):  87

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Men  

Philip WOKORACH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 14 Apr 10:59
Men Pool Round - Pool D
Wales
31
Uganda
5
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 17:53
Men Pool Round - Pool D
Fiji
54
Uganda
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 21:11
Men Pool Round - Pool D
Uganda
33
Sri Lanka
10
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 11

World Series
YearLocationRank
2016/17 Various 17

World Series Qualifier
YearLocationRank
2018 Hong Kong QF
2017 Hong Kong QF

Nickname: Wokos, The Poet (theugandan.com.ug, Jan 2017; NTVUganda YouTube, 15 Dec 2016)
Hobbies

Watching movies and rugby documentaries, swimming (campusbee.ug, 2016)


Occupation: Athlete (Twitter, 18 Oct 2017)
Education: Business administration at Uganda Christian University, Mukono
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Charles CARDOVILLIS (KEN) (nation.co.ke, 1 Oct 2017)
NATIONAL: Tolbert ONYANGO (KEN) (kawowo.com, 12 Oct 2017)


Position style: Back
Sporting relatives

His father, Serafino Jalobo WOKORACH, represented Uganda in football. His brother, Michael, represents Uganada in rugby sevens and his younger brother, Thomas GWOKTO (UGA), plays rugby in Kenya. (allafrica.com, 23 Jan 2016)


Injuries

Compound fracture in right leg in March 2013, sidelined for five months. (allafrica.com, 23 Jan 2016) Suffered another compound fracture, in his right leg, in February 2015. Returned for the final of the 2015 Uganda Cup, with 20 minutes remaining and his side down by five. Scored a try with his first touch and kicked a penalty to win the match. (allafrica.com, 23 Jan 2016)


National league: National Sevens Circuit
Reason: "I grew up in a sporting neighbourhood called Naguru. Cricket, boxing and rugby were the disciplines played, with rugby being the most commonly played by kids my age. I joined tag rugby at Kyadondo Rugby Club." (happinessiseggshaped.org, 15 Dec 2016)
Ambition: "Playing in the Rugby World Cup is my ultimate dream. I would also love to play professional rugby, so I can be remembered as one of the best from Uganda." (allafrica.com, 23 Jan 2016)
Hero: "My idol is (All Black) Israel DAGG (NZL). I just love the way he plays." (NTVUganda YouTube, 18 Nov 2016)
Influence: "My mum has always been there." (happinessiseggshaped.org, 15 Dec 2016)
Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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