Team Kenya to various swimming championships unveiled
Sarah Mose and Mutinda Aker have their tickets for the girls and boys' slots to the Club Games set for August in Trinidad and Tobago
After two days of doing battle for Team Kenya slots, Kenya Swimming Federation has named its list of competitors for several upcoming international competitions.
The trials held at Kasarani Aquatic arena on Saturday and Sunday selected representatives for the upcoming Commonwealth Youth Games and World Championships.
Sarah Mose and Mutinda Aker have their tickets for the girls and boys' slots to the Club Games set for August in Trinidad and Tobago. Lubaina Islam and Nathan Matimu will be the reserves for the two categories respectively.
Meanwhile, Bianca Jamal and Lubaina who have represented Kenya in different international competitions including last year's FINA World Junior Swimming Championship in Peru where they competed under a neutral flag as Kenya was serving a ban, guide the girls to the World Junior Championships in Israel.
Others who have made the girls' list to Israel are Audrey Chebet, Sarah Mose, Antisha Suna and Angel D. Samoie making ot a six-girl squad for the global competition.
Aker, who won himself a ticket to the Youth Club Games will also lead the boys' team on Israel alongside Shaka Gikunda, Ali A. Nandy, Joshua Masaka, Nathan Matimu and Haniel khuduoli.
Meanwhile, Africa Games 2019 4×100 Medley relay bronze medalist Maria Brunlehner who was at the 2019 World Aquatic Championships will represent the country at the World Championships in Japan alongside Olympian Emily Muteti.
The men's team to Japan is comprised of Commonwealth Games finalist Maina Monyo and the experienced Ridhwan Abubakar
Commonwealth Youth Games -August Trinidad and Tobago
Sarah Mose 659
Lubaina Islam 562
Mutinda Aker 590
Nathan Matimu 588
World Championships- July in Israel
1. Bianca Jamal
2. Lubaina Ali
3. Audrey Chebet
4. Sarah Mose
5. Antisha Suna
6. Angel D. Samoie
1. Shaka Gikunda
2. Mutinda Aker
3. Ali A. Nandy
4. Joshua Masaka
5. Nathan Matimu
6. Haniel khuduoli
World Championships in Japan
1. Maria Brunlehner 742
2. Emily Muteti 713
1. Maina Monyo 676
2. Ridhwan Abubakar 666