The gold medalists include Yvan Mucyo in male individual under 30, Jean Marie Vianney Muhire in male individual over 30 and Nadege Umurerwa in female individual under 30. Aline Ndacyayisenga also won silver in Taekwondo female individual under 30.
The male and female teams also won gold after topping the list with 8.13 points and 8.6 points, respectively, while Rwanda also won gold medal in taekwondo country standings.
Rwanda’s Emelyne Imanizabayo also won silver in women 5000m, behind Prisca Chesang of Uganda Police Force (UPF) and ahead of Mercy Cherono of Kenya Police Service (KPS), who won bronze.
In 800m, Rwanda’s Honorine Iribagiza qualified for the finals slated for this Friday at Bugesera stadium.
In basketball, Rwanda beat Tanzania 112-41. It was the first basketball game of the competition played at Lycee Du Kigali, which was graced by the Minister of Sports, Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Felix Namuhoranye.
In volleyball, Rwanda registered its second successive win after beating Kenya three straight sets (25-22, 25-20, 25-12) at BK Arena.
In boxing quarter-finals, Rwanda’s Zackalia Niyonagize beat Kenya’s Shaffi Bakari while Patrick Ndayishimiye eliminated Okumu Jalaibe of South Sudan in middle weight 75kgs.