Gateri and Wanyonyi are the most promising young athletes- SOYA

Reigning world under 20 3,000m champion Teresia Muthoni Gateri and world under 20 10,000m walking race champion Heristone Wanyonyi won the Most Promising girl and Boy awards respectively.

Gateri, who won the 3,000m title during the World under 20 championships at the Kasarani stadium the title after edging fellow nominees like tennis player Selline Ahoya, fellow world under 20 3,000m steeplechase bronze medalist Purity Chepkirui, world under 20 3,000m steeplechase champion Jackline Chepkoech and Trans Nzoia Falcons striker Violet Nanjala.

Wanyonyi, who also broke the record by becoming the first Kenyan to win gold in an international event defeated junior golfer from Muthaiga Taimur Malik, Chipu captain Andrew Matoka in rugby fellow world under 20 800m champion Emmanuel Wanyonyi and world under 20 1,500m champion Vincent Keter.

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