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How Mkungo siblings ruled Cost Region Cross Country championships

It was a family affair at the Athletics Kenya Coast region cross country championships when siblings Panuel and Irene Wawuda Mkungo won the senior titles at the Shimo La Tewa grounds in Mombasa.

Panuel won the men’s title in 32:28 ahead of Elijah Mwangi (32:30) and Boniface Nduva (32:33).

His sister Wawuda won the title 51:50 beating Eunice Koronge (51:54) and Gladys Ngowa was third in 52:34.

Selected Cost Region

10km senior men:

1. Panuel Mkungo, Taita Taveta (32:28)

2. Elijah Mwangi, Taita Taveta (32:30)

3. Boniface Nduva, Taita Taveta (32:33)

4. Joshua Maingi, Taita Taveta (34:44)

5. Erick Okoth, Kilifi (35:55)

6. Samuel Muema, Taita Taveta (36:19)

10km senior women:

1. Irene Wawuda Mkungo, Taita Taveta (51:50)

2. Eunice Koronge, Taita Taveta (51:54)

3. Gladys Ngowa, Kilifi (52:34)

4. Kamene Safari, Kilifi (54:50)

5. Rose Nyange, Taita Taveta (57:13)

6. Angeline Wasai, Taita Taveta (60:05)

8km junior men Under-20:

1. Daniel Manthi, Taita Taveta (25:11)

2. Dennis Mutuku, Taita Taveta (25:21)

3. Stephen Ngotiek, Taita Taveta (25:29)

4. Sampson Mayaini, Taita Taveta (25:42)

5. Kaingu Martin, Kilifi (27:02)

6. Jason Mwamachi, Taita Taveta (27:04)

6km junior women Under-20:

1. Agnes Mwashigadi, Taita Taveta (27:45)

2. Philkes Malemba, Taita Taveta (27:46)

3. Jardine Malemba, Taita Taveta (27:50)

4. Jesline Wakesho, Taita Taveta (27:55)

5. Catherine Mwatika, Taita Taveta (28:75)

6. Firdaus Ishika, Taita Taveta (29:42)

6km boys Under-18:

1. Caleb Munyao, Taita Taveta (20:06)

2. Boniface Mutia, Taita Taveta (20:08)

3. Simon King’oo, Taita Taveta (20:99)

4. Daniel Makau, Taita Taveta (21:04)

5. Brian Mwoo, Taita Taveta (21:34)

6. John Mbesa, Taita Taveta (22:52)

5km girl’s Under-18

1. Josephine Sembeyu, Taita Taveta (26:24)

2. Maria Shali, Taita Taveta (26:40)

3. Beatrice Chao, Taita Taveta (26:41)

4. Milka Mashaka, Taita Taveta (26:99)

5. Gloria Machocho, Taita Taveta (27:02)

6. Esther Ndau, Kilifi (27:82)

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