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Charles Gitonga’s moment of glory

Background Charles Gitonga ranks among the best sprinters Kenya has ever produced. His personal best of 44.20 in the 400m, recorded in Nairobi,  is the second fastest ever by a Kenyan. No European has ever run that fast. As we … Continue reading

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1972 Olympics: Relay gold for Kenya, Keino cements legacy

Background The 1972 Summer Olympics were held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. 3000m Steeplechase: Keino and Jipcho win gold and silver Kipchoge Keino proved himself one of the most versatile athletes in history when … Continue reading

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