Simon Chebii, Josephat Kipchirchir, Simon Letaya, Alex Kibet, Nelly Chebet, Isabella Chemurgor, Josephine Nyakora,Eglay Nalianya, Betty Chepkemoi, Sarah Chepkemoi, Justus Soget, Jonathan Sawe

Bii, Kiptoo in a 1-2 podium finish as World Para Athletics Grand set off

Wilson Bii started his road to Tokyo Paralympics Games on a winning note at the ongoing World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunis, Tunisia.

The Nandi based runner, competing in T11 led a 1-2 podium finish for Kenyan runners in the 5,000m race.

He bagged first gold for Kenya in the opening day in 15:56.20 ahead of Erick Kiptoo who finished second timing 15:59.62 for silver in an all Kenyan affair.

Elgeyo Marakwet’s Rodgers Kiprop failed to make to the podium after finishing 5th in the 5,000m clocking 16:13.59.

The event is part of  Tokyo Paralympics qualifiers for the quadrennial event set for August 24-September 5

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