Big names to miss Commonwealth games

Big names to miss Commonwealth games

Big names to miss Commonwealth games

Athletics Kenya will hold a one-day trial on Saturday to select the team to represent Kenya in the 2018 Commonwealth games set for Gold Coast, Australia in April.

The first three finishers in all running disciplines will earn the automatic card to represent Kenya.

Out of the selection are 1500m Olympic and World Champion Faith Kipyegon who is  on matenity leave while 800m World Champion  David Rudisha and former 1500m Olympic champion Asbel Kiprop will forego the trials to concentrate on the Diamond League.

During the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland held from July 23 to August 3, 2014, Kenya finished 9th overall, and 3rd in Africa with 25 medals (10 Gold, 10 silver and 5 bronze)

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