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Moraa, Kipsang shines at AK Relay meeting

World under 18 400m silver medalist Mary Moraa and upstart Abel Kipsang dominated the opening leg of Athletics Kenya Relay championships held at Nyayo National Stadium.

Moraa won the women 400m in 71 seconds while Kipsang, running for Kenya Police won the 1500m title ahead of 2021 World Relay Championships set for Silesia, Poland from May 1 to 2.

Kipsang won the title in 4:2 ahead of Tony Kemboi and Elias Ngeny clocked 4:04.5 and 4:04.7 respectively.

In women race, Nancy Sang won the title in 5:34 beating Jackline Cherono and Margaret Nduta in 6:20 and 6:26 respectively.

Noah Bett won the men’s 800m in 2:21.03 beating Cornelius Tuwei (2:20.06) and Nicholas Kiplagat came third in 2:21.04 while Vivian Chebet won in 2:46.7 the women’s title ahead of Judy Jepkoech and Penina Wangari who finished in 2:48.3 and 2:49.4 respectively.

Collated results

1600m

Men

Abel Kipsang   4:02.3

Tonny Kemboi 4:04.5

Elias Ngeny       4:04.7

Vincent Keter    4:05.0

Laban Kiptum    4:08.1

Women

Nancy Sang     5:34.3

Jackline Cherono 6:20.0

Margaret Nduta 6:26.1

1000m

Men

Noah Kibet 2:20.3

Cornelius Tuwei 2:20.6

Nicholas Kiplagat 2:21.4

Vincent Keter 2:22.6

Kipng’etich Ng’eno 2:23.3

Women

Vivian Chebet 2:46.7

Judy Jepkoech 2:48.3

Penina Wangari  2:49.4

Quailyne Kipror 2:50.5

Christine Ndanu 2:52.9

400m

Men

Kevin Kiprotich 62.6

William Rayian 62.9

David Sanayek 63.5

Geoffrey Kapelo 63.7

Geoffrey Mutai 63.9

Women

Mary Moraa 71.0

Sylvia Chesebe 72.9

Janet Chepkoech 75.0

Mueni Kalimi 76.7

Mercy Yorop 79.4

300m

Men

Ferdinand Omanyala 32.9

Dan Kiviasi 33.5

Zablon Ekwam 33.18

Hesbon Ochieng 34.0

Joshua Ndumbi 34.1

Women

Evangeline Makena 40.3

Anne Mbathia 40.9

Gladts Mumbe 41.2

Doreen Waka 41.5

Monica Safania 41.5

150m

Men

Mark Otieno 15.5

Zablon Ekwam 15.8

Gilbert Osure 16.0

Hesbon Ochieng 16.1

Brown Muthara 16.1

Women

Doreen Waka 18.4

Monica Safania 18.7

Joy Akinyi 18.9

Evangeline Makena 19.1

Lavender Amudavi 19.4

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