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Kenya at the 1984 Olympics: Julius Korir’s moment of brilliance

Background The 1984 Summer Olympics were held in Los Angeles, California, USA from July 28 to August 12. Kenya was returning to the Olympics after a 12 year hiatus, having boycotted the 1976 Olympics and the 1980 Olympics. The rustiness … Continue reading

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Memory Lane: Paul Kipkoech provides master class in tactics

In September of 1987, Kenya went to the world championships with absolutely no expectations of any medals from fans. Remember that the previous world championships were held in 1983. Not only did Kenya not win any medals at all, but … Continue reading

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