Former Kenyan international turned Bahrain Rose Chelimo denied fellow Kenyans gold medal in women’s marathon in the Olympic Stadium showdown.
He surprised many when he won Boston marathon in April and again, he became the first Kenyan to win gold medal for Kenya at the ongoing IAAF world championships in London.
Two time world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat will lead Commonwealth marathon champion Flomena Cheyech Daniel and world marathon silver medalist Helah Kiprop in Sunday’s marathon.
Former world cross country champion Agnes Tirop Jebet won the second bronze medal for Kenya on the second day of IAAF world championships in London.
Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Kipyegon Chpng’etich will be the only Kenyan to fly Kenyan flag in 1,500m when she qualified to compete at the final race in the ongoing IAAF World championships in London,Great Britain.
Reigning Africa Athletics championships 10,000m champion Alice Aprot will team up with world cross country champion Irene Cheptai and former world cross country champion Agnes Jebet Tirop will face off with Ethiopian athletes in the long rivalry.
Despite world 800m record holder and defending champion David Rudisha, all three Kenyans qualified to compete in the semi finals at the ongoing IAAF world championships in London.
Boniface Ontunga Mweresa was the only Kenyan who qualified to run in the semi final 400m race in the ongoing IAAF World Championships in London.
Paul Tanui is the only Kenyan who has never missed a medal at the world events. The holy gentleman won the first medal for Kenya-bronze at the only final race on the opening day of IAAF World Championships in London.
Reigning Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon and 2006 world junior 800m silver medalist Winny Chebet battled qualified to run in Sunday’s semi final race in 1,500m on the opening day of IAAF World Championships in London.