Category Archives: Kenya Athletics News

News articles, profiles and commentary on Kenya athletics

Ferguson Cheruiyot beats strong field, Rudisha struggles

800m runner Ferguson Cheruiyot is currently in the best form of his life. He won the men’s 800m at the Stockolm Diamond League meet, beating a strong field that included compatriot David Rudisha, Frenchman Pierre Ambrose and Adam Kszczot of … Continue reading

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Kiprop and Kipruto clock world leading times

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Four Kenyans won their respective races at the 2016 Birmingham Diamond League meet. Asbel Kiprop and Consesulus Kipruto won the 1500m and 3000m steeplechase in world leading times while David Rudisha fello short of his world record attempt but still … Continue reading

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Manangoi and Kipruto dominate in Rome

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Conseslus Kipruto destroys the field. New sensation Conseslus Kipruto has been in superb form in 2016. After living in the shadows of Ezekiel Kemboi, Jairus Birech and Brimin Kipruto, the young Conseslus has made the 3000m steepchase his domain this … Continue reading

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Kipyegon breaks Kenya record again as Obiri sets PB

After breaking the Kenya record in Shanghai two weeks ago, miler Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon once again put on a dominant performance to win the women’s 1500m at the 2016 Prefontaine meet in Eugene Oregon. This time she clocked 3:56.41 which … Continue reading

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Court ruling paves the way for complete dominance by Semenya

South African middle distance runner Caster Semenya first burst into the limelight at the 2009 world athletics championships. She won the gold medal with relative ease, finishing almost twenty metres ahead of the rest of the field. And she made … Continue reading

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Kipyegon and Kiyeng set Shanghai ablaze with records

As the world gears up for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Kenyan runners have sent out early indications of what the world should expect at the Olympics. Faith Kipyegon set a new Kenya record in the 1500m with a time of … Continue reading

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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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