NOCK hands seven athletes scholarships for Paris 2024

NOCK hands seven athletes scholarships for Paris 2024

Others who were awarded with the scholarship include 1500m specialists Charles Simotwo and Abel Kipsang, Commonwealth Games 5,000m champion Beatrice Chebet as well as Worrld Championships 10,000m bronze medalist Margaret Chelimo.

The National Olympic Committee of Kenya has handed scholarships to seven athletes to help them prepare for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

Among those to benefit from the scholarship from the Association of the National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) include Commonwealth games Champion and African 100m record holder Ferdinand Omanyala.

Others who were awarded with the scholarship include 1500m specialists Charles Simotwo and Abel Kipsang, Commonwealth Games 5,000m champion Beatrice Chebet as well as Worrld Championships 10,000m bronze medalist Margaret Chelimo.

Nicholas Kimeli and Jacob Krop have also been awarded with the scholarship. They will each receive Sh100,000 monthly up to July 2024, when the Olympic Games start, to help them prepare for title and medal assaults.

“I want to thank NOCK for being considered. It is a perfect gift as we head towards the Olympics. My aim is to win the Olympics title in 2024 and this comes in handy. It will go a long way in helping me perform better ahead of the Olympic Games,” Omanyala said as he received the scholarship.