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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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2007 World Athletics Championships: Finally Redemption for Kenya

Going into these World Championships, Kenya had lost much of its mystique and prestige as a distance running giant. In 1999 and in 2005, the country had won only one gold medal. While in 2003, only two gold. The period … Continue reading

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Kiplagat, Sum, Birech win in Shangai Diamond League

Eunice Sum wins women’s 800m Sum who dominated this event in 2013 and 2014, picked up where she left off last season when she finished well ahead of the field in the women’s 800m race. She showed her intent early, … Continue reading

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Women’s 4 X 800m settle for silver

Kenya won the silver medal in the women’s 4 X 800m at the inaugural world relay championships. Kenya were considered favourites by many but a close look told most expert pundits that USA had more depth from 1 to 4. … 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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