Mark Otieno sets new Kenya 100m record


New sprint sensation, Mark Otieno, sliced nine hundreths of a second from the Kenya national 100m record when he clocked 10.14 seconds to win the Kenya national athletics championships. The previous record was set by Mike Mokamba Nyangau at 10.23 seconds.

On the same day Otieno clocked 20.40 seconds to win the 200m, beating the World Championships qualifying mark of 20.44. Teammate Dennis Otieno finished second in 20.64 with Charles Wamwea from Kenya Defence Forces wrapping up the last podium place in 20.82.

“This is the best feeling and I can’t wait to make my maiden appearance at the World Championships,” said Otieno


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