Category Archives: Kenya Athletics News

News articles, profiles and commentary on Kenya athletics

Kipchoge on his way to being the greatest marathoner ever

On April-22-2016, Eliud Kipchoge beat a very strong field to win th 2016 London Marathon. The field included two former world record holders: Wilson Kipsang and Dennis Kimetto, plus New York Marathon winner Stanley Biwott, not to mention Ethiopian track … Continue reading

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Kotut, Jepkesho victorious in Paris Marathon

Visiline Jepkesho was in a class of her own as she left the field trailing by over 20 seconds to win the Paris Marathon with an impressive time of 2:25:52.  Jepkesho who has also won the Lisbon and Milan marathons, … Continue reading

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Kamworor rising to legendary status, wins despite falling

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Geoffrey Kamworor, the reigning world cross country champion, and reigning world half marathon champion, retained the latter title in grand style. But it took quite some effort on his part as he had to stave off a strong challenge from … Continue reading

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Kenya sweeps womens half marathon championships

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Kenya women swept all three podium positions at the 2016 world half marathon championships. For the first 10 km of the race it appeared the Ethiopian duo of Gudeta and Yalew would challenge the Kenyan trio of Jepchirchir, Limo and … Continue reading

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Chemos promoted to silver after cheating Zaripova busted

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Kenya’s 3000 metre steeplechase star Milcah Chemos Cheywa has been upgraded to bronze and silver medals at the 2012 London Olympic and the 2011 IAAF World Championships respectively after Russian Yuliya Zaripova was stripped of the Olympic and world titles … Continue reading

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Kenya dominates Africa cross country Championships

Kenya thoroughly and utterly dominated the 2016 African championships, leaving arch rivals Ethiopia, Uganda, Morocco and Eritrea biting the dust. Alice Aprot Nawowuna from Turkana county, continued her meteoric rise to the top when she won the women’s senior race … Continue reading

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Rudisha starts season with 1:44.78

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Each year David Rudisha starts his track season in Australia. 2016 was no different. Rudisha ran the IAAF challenge in Melbourne, Australia and won the 800m in 1:44.78. This isa good time considering it is only the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Ndiku and Choge lead Kenya’s World Indoors team

The Kenya team for the 2016 world indoor championships has been named. Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku will be back to defend the title he won in 2015. Joining him in the 3000m will be resurgent veteran Augustin Choge who has been … Continue reading

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Kiplimo Lagat wins Seville marathon in course record

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21 year old Cosman Kiplimo Lagat won the Zurich Maraton de Sevilla in a new course record of 2:08:14. In the process he regained the title he had won in 2014 in a then course record of 2:08:33. The leading … Continue reading

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Augustin Choge returning to form

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Augustin Choge beat a strong field at the PSD Bank Indoor Meeting in Dusseldorf to win the men’s 3000m race in a world leading time of 7:39.23. In the process he beat current Commonwealth games champion Caleb Ndiku into second … Continue reading

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