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Kenya at the 2017 World Athletics

Background The 2017 IAAF World Championships were held from 4 to 13 August at London Stadium in London, UK. Kenya finished second in the medal table with 11 medals: 5 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze. 1500m: Managoi and Cheruiyot … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2013 World championships: Surprise wins for Eunice Sum and Milcah Chemos

Background The 14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics was held in Moscow, Russia, from August 10 to August 18 2013.  Kenya finished third overall in the standings with 12 medals: 5 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze. The highlights included … Continue reading

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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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Asbel Kiprop’s fall is precipitous and calamitous

Never in the history of Kenya sports has an athlete gone from grace to disgrace in the manner that Asbel Kiprop has gone. Never has there been a more calamitous and precipitous fall. It is calamitous because Kiprop is a … Continue reading

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Asbel Kiprop saga, a huge body blow to Kenyan Athletics

May-3-2018 will go down as an infamous day in the annals of Kenyan athletics. That was the day when it was announced that Asbel Kiprop had failed a doping test. The revelation came from a British newspaper which indicated that … Continue reading

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Kiprop and Kipruto clock world leading times

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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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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Sum, Kipsiele, Kiprop shine in Zurich

Fresh off their superlative performance at the 2015 World Athletics championships where they topped the medal table, Kenyan athletes were in sensational form yet again at the Weltklasse Zurich Diamond League meet. Eunice Sum, Jairus Birech and Asbel Kiprop all … Continue reading

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Asbel Kiprop gold seals championship for Kenya

Asbel Kiprop made it very difficult for himself but eventually came through to win the men’s 1500m on the penultimate day of the 2015 world athletics championships. Kiprop placed himself at the back of the pack for the first half … Continue reading

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Kenyan’s shine in Sainsbury Diamond League

Eunice Sum, Mercy Cherono, Conselus Kipruto and Asbel Kiprop were all in imperious form as they won their respective races at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games Diamond League meet held at the London Olympic stadium. Kiprop wins mile in unorthodox fashion … Continue reading

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