Kenyan athletics team set for London

Kenyan athletics team set for London

Kenya's team to this year's IAAF World athletics championships will depart Nairobi on Tuesday morning for London ahead of the games that commence on August 4th at the Olympic stadium.

The Kenyan team will be without David Rudisha who announced his withdrawal from the team on Monday evening due to a nagging injury that will not heal in time for the race.

The Kenyan team that departs on Tuesday will include among other world beaters; Olympic champions Conseslus Kipruto, Faith Chepng'etich and javelin king Julius Yego.

The Kenyan team of 54 athletes has been camping and training at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani in Nairobi in preparation for their overall world title defense they last won in Beijing China in 2015.

THE TEAM

Aaron Koech (men 400m Hurdles),

Maximilla Imali (women 400m),

Edna Kiplagat, Helah Kiprop, Flomena Cheyech (women marathon),

Daniel Wanjiru, Geoffrey Kirui, Gideon Kipketer (men marathon),

Raymond Kibet, Collins Omae, Boniface Mweresa (men 400m),

Faith Chepng’etich, Winnie Chebet (women 1500m),

Conseslus Kipruto, Jairus Birech, Brimin Kipruto, Ezekiel Kemboi (men 3000m Steeplechase),

Bedan Karoki, Paul Tanui (men 10000m),

Agnes Tirop, Irene Cheptai, Alice Aprot (women 10000m),

Mark Otieno (men 200m),

Emmanuel Korir, Kipyegon Bett, Ferguson Rotich (men 800m)

Julius Yego (men Javelin)

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