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Obiri and Beatrice Chebet win at 2019 world cross country

11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 Hellen Obiri won the women’s senior race while Beatrice Chebet won the women’s U20 race. They were the only bright spots for Kenya. Senior Women POS ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK 1 Hellen Obiri  KEN 36:14 2 Dera Dida  ETH 36:16 … Continue reading

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Mike Boit: The most educated Olympic medalist in the world

Michael Kipsubut Boit, known popularly as Mike Boit is known in Kenyan circles as an exemplary athlete whose stellar running career lasted well over 10 years. Aside from a lengthy running career, Boit showed proficiency in both the 800m and … Continue reading

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Julius Korir: Kenya’s sole gold medalist at the 1984 Olympics

The period between 1981 and 1986 was a dry spell for Kenyan athletics. During this period Kenyan athletes did not win any gold medals at global events such as the Olympics, the world athletics championships, the Commonwealth games or the … Continue reading

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Shoeless Conseslus Kipruto gets last grasp win in Zurich

Some people doubted that Conseslus Kipruto was the best steeplechaser on the planet when he lost a Diamond League race to Evan Jager and Souffiane el Bakkali about a month ago. But after his epic performance in Zurich, Kipruto has … Continue reading

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The most notable Kenyan performances at the 2018 Africa championships

2018 is turning out to be a succesful year for Kenya athletics After finishing atop the standings in the IAAF U20 championships,   Kenya was on top again, this time finishing atop the standings at the 2018 Africa athletics championships. … Continue reading

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Kenya top the table at IAAF U20 Championships

Kenyan runners were in scintillating form at the 2018 IAAF U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Kenya finished atop the meda; standings with six gold medals. Men’s 800m: Lekuta and Kipngetich go 1-2 Kenyan men have been dominating the 800m metres … Continue reading

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Rotich, Chepkoech and Cheruiyot brilliant in Paris

A trio of Kenyans recorded brilliant wins as Beatrice Chepkoech and Timothy Cheruiyot recorded world leading times while Ferguson Rotich also recorded a brilliant win against an impressive field. Ferguson Rotich leaves it late but wins Ferguson Rotich is having … Continue reading

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Kiyeng, Manangoi, Kiptarus brilliant at Oslo Bislett games

Former steeplechase world champion, Hyvin Kiyeng, is proving to be the person to beat in the women’s 3000m steeplechase. After winning the Rome Golden gala, she was once again victorious at Oslo. But this time she had to fend off … Continue reading

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Rotich with commanding win in Stockholm

Ferguson Rotich is on the comeback trail. After a disappointing couple of seasons, he is rising to elite status. After finishing second at the PreFontaine classic, Rotich won the men’s 1000m at the Bauhaus-Galan Diamond League meet. The men’s 1000m, … Continue reading

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Kinyamal, Kiyeng, Cheruiyot triumphant in Rome

Three Kenyans were among the winners of the 2018 Rome golden gala at the Olympic stadium in Rome on Friday May 31. The meet is part of the Diamond League. Two of the Kenyans recorded world leading times. Kiyeng returns … Continue reading

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