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2011 World Athletics Championships: Utter Domination by Kenya

Background The 2011 World Athletics Championships was held in Daegu, South Koreafrom 27 August 2011 ending on 4 September 2011. Kenya recorded its best ever performance up to that point, hauling 7 gold, 8 silver and 3 bronze for a … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2009 World Athletics championships: Vivian Cheruiyot comes of age

Background The 2009 World Athletics championships were held at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany from 15–23 August 2009. With a medal haul of four gold, six silver and one bronze, Kenya finished 3rd overall in the medal table behind USA … Continue reading

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Kirui stages massive career revival in Chicago

Coming into the 2016 Chicago marathon, not much was expected from Abel Kirui. After winning the world championships in 2009 and 2011 and the Olympic silver medal in 2012, Kirui’s career had hit a rough patch. He never finished better … Continue reading

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Kenyan marathoners now own 11 of the 12 fastest times

Following Dennis Kimetto’s superb perfomance at the 2014 Berlin marathon in which Kimetto not only broke the world record, but also became the first man to run under 2:03:00, Kenyans now own 11 out of the top 12 times ever … Continue reading

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