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Full action as Police battle for space

Top police athletes will be taking on the track this Thursday in search of the titles ahead of the national championships as Athletics Kenya will be selecting a formidable team to compete at the world championships in Doha, Qatar.

The Kasarani track and Field meeting will be attracting for the titles among them world 3,000m steeplechase champion Beatrice Chepkoech, Maxilla Imali, Hellen Syombua and Stacy Ndiwa among others.

Chepkoech, who holds the 3,000m steeplechase world record, has started the season strongly in her Diamond League Series defence, winning in Shanghai and Stanford, USA.

Chepkoech, the Commonwealth 1,500m silver medallist won her 3,000m steeplechase title at Prefontaine Classic, Stanford in a World Lead and Meet record time of 8:55.58.

Imali, who is the national 400m champion, will defend her 100m and 200m titles while Syombua, who is fresh from breaking Imali’s national 400m record at the African Games trials, will defend her one-lap race title.

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