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2016 Olympics: Kenya’s best performance yet

Background Kenya ended the 2016 Olympics ended Olympics with a medal haul of 6 gold, 6 silver and 1 bronze, arguably Kenya’s best performance yet, only rivaled by 2008 when Kenya hauled 6 gold 4 silver and 4 bronze. Jemima … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2012 Olympics: Rudisha sets world record, Kemboi gains redemption

Background The 2012 Summer Olympics were held from 27 July to 12 August in London, United Kingdom. After a stellar performance in 2008, the 2012 games were a relative letdown as Kenya ended with 2 gold 4 silver and 7 … Continue reading

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2015 World Athletics championships: Kenya tops the table

Background The 2015 IAAF World Championships was the fifteenth edition of the IAAF World Championships. They were held from 22 to 30 August at the National Stadium in Beijing, China. The 2015 edition marked the first time that Kenya finished … 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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Ferguson Cheruiyot beats strong field, Rudisha struggles

800m runner Ferguson Cheruiyot is currently in the best form of his life. He won the men’s 800m at the Stockolm Diamond League meet, beating a strong field that included compatriot David Rudisha, Frenchman Pierre Ambrose and Adam Kszczot of … 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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Rudisha starts season with 1:44.78

Each year David Rudisha starts his track season in Australia. 2016 was no different. Rudisha ran the IAAF challenge in Melbourne, Australia and won the 800m in 1:44.78. This isa good time considering it is only the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Masterful tactics by Rudisha to win gold

David Rudisha put his vast experience on display when he out-hought and outfoxed the field to win the mens 800m at the 2015 world athletics championships. Just as he had done in the semi-finals, Rudisha took the lead from the … Continue reading

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David Rudisha, the greatest 800m runner ever

No country has produced as many excellent two lap runners as Kenya has. In fact if you look at a list of the fastest 800m runners in history, you will find that 50% of them are Kenyan. However the one … 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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