April 14, 2024

Team Kenya Shines on Day Two of Commonwealth Youth Games

Team Kenya Shines on Day Two of Commonwealth Youth Games
Photo/Courtesy in NOCK

On the sun-kissed beaches of Tobago, the Kenyan Beach Volleyball girls Abigail Chebet and Sharon Jepkogei displayed sheer dominance, extending their winning streak to two consecutive victories.

The second day of the ongoing Commonwealth Youth Games witnessed Team Kenya's remarkable performance across various sports disciplines, solidifying their presence on the international stage.

 In the swimming arena, Akier Mutinda and Sara Mose made a splash. Sara Mose emerged as a front runner, finishing first in heat three of the girls' 50m butterfly event, while Akier Mutinda showcased his dedication by achieving a personal best time, making Kenya proud in the pool.

 On the sun-kissed beaches of Tobago, the Kenyan Beach Volleyball girls Abigail Chebet and Sharon Jepkogei displayed sheer dominance, extending their winning streak to two consecutive victories. Their resounding 2-0 win against hosts Trinidad and Tobago secured them a spot in the quarter-finals, where their determination and teamwork continue to shine.

 Rugby girls, undeterred by their earlier defeat against Fiji, made a triumphant comeback by defeating Wales 20-12. Their spirited performance exemplified their resilience and commitment to excellence. The upcoming match against hosts Trinidad and Tobago holds promise as they strive for further triumphs in the pool A matches.

 In Individual super sprint distance, Kenyan athletes Iman Maria and Abdul Bagha showcased their mettle in a fiercely competitive field. Iman Maria secured the 20th spot with a time of 44:09, while Abdul Bagha finished 24th, clocking an impressive 38:14 minutes.

 

 In the women’s Individual super sprint distance Kenya’s Iman Maria finished 20th in a time of 44:09 while in the men’s category Abdul Bagha came in 24th clocking 38:14 minutes.

 Cycling resumes competition after a day’s rest tomorrow in the road race where the Kenyan duo of Billy Graham and Daniel Kiptala are more strong and will be looking to make an even better account of themselves at the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium in Trinidad.