In Pictures: Kenya dominates 2017 world cross country


IAAF Chairman Sebastian Coe at the press conference at the Kampala Sheraton. With him are Asbel Kiprop, Faith Kipyegon, Sasha Gollish (Canada) and Stephen Kiprotich (Uganda)


Kenya’s Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon flashes her beautiful smile as she is introduced to the media at the Kampala Sheraton



Kenyan running legend Tegla Lorupe enjoys a light moment with the crowd at the Sheraton


The Kenya mixed relay team on the podium




Kamworor roared to victory, successfully defending his title. He had trailed the Ugandan Cheptegei for most of the race before the Ugandan flamed out.




Irene Cheptai won the senior women’s race, as Kenyan women occupied the top 6 positions



Asbel Kiprop ran a storming first leg to give Kenya a comfortable lead. He then handed off the Winfred Mbithe Nzisa (second left) who consolidated Kenyas lead. She then handed off to Bernard Korir Koros who then handed off toe Beatrice Chepkoech for the anchor leg. Chepkoech staved off a determined comeback from Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba. In the end Kenya won by an 8 second margin

 


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