Kenya names strong squad for London World Athletics Championships

Kenya names strong squad for London World Athletics Championships

Kenya names strong squad for London World Athletics Championships

After two days of trials at the Nyayo stadium in Nairobi , Kenya has selected a strong squad ahead of the World athletics championships to be held in London between August 4th to 13th.

Kenya will send a strong squad that includes six gold medalists from the last edition held in Beijing in 2015 where Kenya emerged as the best nation in the world with seven gold, six silver and three bronze medals to beat perennial  powerhouses United States of America and Jamaica.

Among the star names included in the Kenyan squad include 800M king David Rudisha, steeplechase Queen Hyvin Kiyeng, Ezekiel Kemboi, Asbel Kiprop and Julius Yego.

Team Kenya for London World Athletics championships

Men's 200m

Mark Otieno

Women's 400m

Maximilla Imali

Men's 400m

Raymond Kibet

Collins Omar

Alphas kishoyian

Men's 400m Hurdles

Nicholas Bett

Haron Koech

Kiprono Kosgei

Women's 800m

Margaret Nyairera

Eunice Sum

Emily Cherotich

Men's 800m

David Rudisha

Ferguson Rotich

Emmanuel Korir

Kipyegon Bett

Women's 1500m

Winnie Chebet

 Faith Chepn'getich

Sela Jepleting

Men's 1500m

Asbel Kiprop

Elijah Manangoi

Timothy Cheruiyot

Ronald Kwemoi

Women's 3000m Steeplechase

Cellphine Chepsol

Beatrice Chepkoech

Purity Kirui

Hyvin Kiyeng

Men's 3000m Steeplechase

Ezekiel Kemboi

Conseslus Kipruto

Brimin Kipruto

Jairus Birech

Women's 10,000m

Alice Aprot

 Irene Cheptai

Agnes Tirop

Men's 10,000m

Geoffrey Kamworor

Bedan Karoki

Paul Tanui

Men's 5000m

Cyrus Rutto

Davis Kiplangat

Women's 5000m

Hellen Obiri

Margaret Chelimo

Women's Marathon

Edna Kiplagat

Helah Kiprop

Philomena Cheyech

Men's Marathon

Geoffrey Kirui

Daniel Wanjiru

Daniel Kipketer

Women's 20km Walk

Grace Wanjiru

Men's 20km Walk

Samuel Gathimba

Simon Wachira

Javelin

Julius Yego

Triple Jump

Elijah Mitei

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