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1996 Olympics: Pauline Konga first Kenyan woman to win medal

Background The 1996 Summer Olympics were held from July 19 to August 4 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Kenya won 1 gold 4 silver and 3 bronze in what was considered a below par performance by the country. The 1996 games … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 1992 Olympics

Background The 1992 Summer Olympics were held in Barcelona, Spain from 25 July to 9 August. Kenya finished with 2 gold 4 silver and 2 bronze medals, all from athletics. These games marked the first time since 1968 that Kenya … Continue reading

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1997 World Athletics Championships: Sally Barsosio wins First Female gold for Kenya

The 1997 World Athletics championships were held in Athens Greece from August 1 and August 10. Kenya ended up with three gold medals. The most notable of these was the gold medal by Sally Barsosio. She became the first Kenyan … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 1995 World Athletics Championships

The 1995 World Championships in Athletics, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden on 5–13 August 1995. 1995 also marked the first time that a Kenyan represented a different country. Wilson Kipketer, who had represented  Kenya at the youth … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 1993 World Athletics Championships

The 1993 world championships were held in Stuttgart Germany. This was the 4th edition of the world athletics championships. It was also the first time the event was being held in a two year cycle. Kenya did well winning three … Continue reading

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1991 World athletics championships: 4 gold for Kenya

After a surprisingly brilliant performance at the 1987 world championships where Kenya won three golde medals, Kenya followed it up with an even better performance in 1991. Here Kenyan men won an incredible 5 gold medals. The women also started … Continue reading

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