Margaret Nyairera Wambui, Emily Cherotich Tuwei, Julius Yego

Yego to lead throwers list

Former world javelin champion Julius Yego will be redeeming his image at the world championships in Doha, Qatar next month.

The Kenya Police man threw 84:16 to book for the slot into Kenya team for the championships after winning the 2015 edition and managed silver in 2017 with one throw after picking an injury.

He also managed silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics as he seeks to defend African Games title in Rabat Morocco.

Yego’s throw surpassed the World Championships qualifying mark of 83.00m.

Alexander Kiprotich from Kenya Defence Forces to second place with a third throw of 74.56m as Leshan Nao from South Rift settled third in 69.30m

Some Moraa from Kenya Defence Forces threw 48.45m to win women’s javelin title, stunning among others defending champion Damacline Nyakeruri from Kenya Police.

Moraa had last year finished second in 49.02m after losing to Nyakeruri in 49.08.

Martha Musai from Kenya Prisons came in second with 47.13m as Nyakeruri settled for bronze with 46.73m.

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