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Kiprop and Cherop win as Bungoma dominate Western cross country championships

Kennedy Kiprop and Nancy Cherop were the winners of Athletics Kenya Western Region cross country Championships held yesterday in Kimilili, Bungoma County.

With four counties- Bungoma, Kakamega, Busia and Vihiga teaming up, the hosts emerged victorious sweeping top six positions in each category.

Starting from the 5km under 18 girls, 6km under 18 boys, 6km under 20 women, 8km under 20 men, 10km senior women and 10km senior men were all claimed by the hosts.  

5km under 18 girls

  1. Dorcas Chesiro (BGM)- 18:13.0
  2. Fena Yego (BGM)- 18:14.3
  3. Faith Kimwai (BGM)- 18:31.0
  4. Lydia Bungei (BGM)- 18:35.7
  5. Ruth Cherono (BGM)- 18:46.9
  6. Sella Boyo (BGM)- 18:50.0

6km under 18 boys

  1. Emmanuel Wafula (BGM)- 18:31.0
  2. Kibet Ndiwa (BGM)- 18:32.0
  3. Yonah Bellio (BGM)- 19:02.2
  4. Hesbon Krop (BGM)- 19:06.2
  5. Musa Naibei (BGM)- 19:12.0
  6. Yonah Kimwai (BGM)- 19:15.2

6km junior women

  1. Nancy Cherop (BGM)- 21:02.0
  2. Diana Chepteek (BGM)- 21:11.2
  3. Naomi Chepkwemoi (BGM)- 22:54.3
  4. Celestine Yego (BGM)- 23:24.0
  5. Phanice Chemai (BGM)- 23:59.0
  6. Mercy Chepkirui (BGM)- 25:12.0

8km junior men

  1. Mike Kiplangat (BGM)- 24:00.3
  2. Henry Ndiwa (BGM)- 24:16.0
  3. Felix Kibet (BGM)- 24:39.0
  4. Antony Kimtai (BGM)- 24:43.3
  5. Caleb Kiptoo (BGM)- 25:13.0
  6. Ezekiel Kwemoi (BGM)- 25:24.8

10km senior women

  1. Gladys Cherop (BGM)- 36:27.3
  2. Sharon Chemutai (BGM)- 36:29.5
  3. Veronica Loleyo (BGM)- 36:32.3
  4. Joy Chepteek (BGM)- 36:45.8
  5. Stellar Mateiko (BGM)- 38:43.0
  6. Nelly Chebet (BGM)- 45:19.5

10km senior men

  1. Kennedy Kiprop (BGM)- 30:31.9
  2. Brian Kiptoo (BGM)- 31:18.0
  3. Martin Kiminy (BGM)- 31:42.1
  4. Brian Kirui (BGM)- 32:06.2
  5. Silas Laikong (BGM)- 32:17.2
  6. Hitley Ombusi (BGM)- 32:44.7
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