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Kenyan athletes thoroughly dominated in 2015

2015 was a memorable season in Kenyan athletics. Even by Kenya’s illustrious standards it was a season that many Kenyans will remember for a long time and will be recalled often in the annals of history. Kenya leads medal standings … Continue reading

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Kenyan sprinters rise in 2015

The 2015 will go down as a memorable season for Kenyan sprinters. Whereas Kenya is known for producing more world class distance runners than any other nation, it has generally faired poorly in the shortest distances, especially since the early … Continue reading

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Another milestone for Carvin Nkanata

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On Sunday May 17, Carvin Nkanata became the first Kenyan short sprinter to compete in the IAAF Diamond League, when he competed in the Shangai Diamond league meet. In the race which was highly competitive, he finished 6th in 20.58 … Continue reading

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Kenya sends weakened team for world relays

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The second world relay championships will be held in the Bahamas on May 2 and 3. The inaugural championships were also held in the Bahamas in 2014 and the Kenyan team was sensational, setting several records and finishing second overall. … Continue reading

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Carvin Nkanata sets world best and Kenya 200m record

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Sensational sprinter Carvin Nkanata ran the world’s fastest 200m thus far in 2015. He accomplished this at a track meet in Clermont Florida. With a time of 20.14 , Nkanata also broke his own Kenya 200m record. In 2014, Nkanata … Continue reading

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Kenyan sprinters redeem themselves in Marrakech

After a disastrous display at the Commonwealth games in Glasgow, Kenyan sprinters redeemed themselves with a solid performance at the 2014 Africa athletics championships held in Marrakesh Morocco. Carvin Nkanata wins bronze in the 200m USA based Carvin Nkanata, who … Continue reading

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A creditable performance by the Kenya 4 X 200m team

Kenya’s 4 X 200m team for the inaugural world relay championships in Nassau Bahamas were initially not even included as Athletics Kenya sought to send only long distance teams. But even after they were included , not much was expected … Continue reading

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Kenya’s prospects at the world relay championships

The inaugural world relay Championships will kick off in Nassau Bahamas on Saturday May 24. Kenya men will field teams in the 4 X 200m, 4 X 400m , 4 X 800m and 4 X 1500m. The Kenya women will … Continue reading

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AK adds USA based sprinter: Carvin Nkanata to relay team

For several months now, this column has been calling for AK to include USA based sprinting sensation Carvin Nkanata to Kenya athletics squad. AK finall obliged. Nkanata will be part of Kenya’s 4 X 200m at the world relay championships … Continue reading

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