Tanzania prepares for Rio 2016 Summer Olympics May 18 2015

The Tanzania Olympic Committee awarded three local athletes scholarships which are awarded every four years by The Olympic Solidarity.

The athletes will begin training programs at the Kip Kieno High Altitude Training Center in hopes of sharpening their skills in readiness for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil scheduled for August 5th through the 21st.

The Olympic Solidarity aims to organize assistance for all the National Olympic Committees, particularly those with the greatest needs, prioritizing athlete development, training of coaches and sports administrators and promoting Olympic ideals.