Gathimba miss a medal as 4×4 mixed relay fail in Budapest

Africa 20km race walk champion Samuel Gathimba failed to improve on his position at the opening day of World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

The Kenyan walker finished 9th in the race, after finishing 4th last year in Oregon.

However, with his time, he managed to qualify for the Olympic Games set for next year in Paris, France.

In 4x400m mixed relays, Kenya failed to make it to the finals.

In the qualifying round today, the quartet of Zablon Ekwam, Milicent Ndoro, Wycliffe Kinyamal and mercy Oketch finished in position 7 in heat one, failing to qualify for finals.

Kenya qualified and traveled the Budapest as number 16 in the world at the last minutes.

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