Walkers Gathimba and Ngii set for world championships

Fresh from winning Africa Senior Athletics championships in Reduit, Mauritius, Samuel gathimba and Emily Ngii have been named by Athletics Kenya to represent the country at the World Athletics Championships.

Both walkers won gold in men and women respectively ahead of the July 15th to 24th show in Oregon, United States of America.

Gathimba, Ngii won in 2:22.40 to win his third consecutive victory while Ngii on in 1:34:30 and failed to attain the world qualifying times of 1:21:00 (men) and 1:31:00 (women).

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