Paul Tergat to defend position at NOC-K election

Paul Tergat is set to defend his post the National Olympics Committee of the Kenya (NOC-K) president in the elections set for next month.

The five time time word cross country champion, Tergat will be seeking his second term in office at the elections set for November 16 2021.

Yesterday, the acting NOC-k secretary General Francis Mutuku, in a statement said that they moved the elections to 16th after the 12th date was busy with international events.

“We have scheduled IOC session on the same date, where some members of the NOC-K Executive Board including the president are expected to attend at the IOC headquarters,” read part of the statement.

“The road towards elections started in August 2021, after the completion of the Tokyo Olympics,” Mutuku’s statement said.

“Since then, the Executive Board of NOC-K has held consultative meetings with affiliates, and the Electoral Board selected during an Extra-Ordinary General Meeting. 

“A timeline of activities preceding the elections in line with the constitutional requirements was ratified by the members.

“In compliance with the Sports Act, pursuant to the Sports Registrar Regulations 2016 Part VI – Elections, a formal notice of elections has been given to the Sports Registrar, with members due to receive the 21 days’ notice according to the regulations.”

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