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Kenya’s track and field poised to earn medals at Africa Games

Top Kenyans track and field athletes will be seeking to dominate the African Games that starts on Tuesday morning in Accra, Ghana.

Reigning World 800m champion Mary Moraa, the 3000m steeplechase world record holder, Beatrice Chepkoech, and the 2016 Olympics javelin silver medallist Julius Yego go into their respective competitions as favourites. 

Others to keep an eye on are African Games 20km walk champion Samuel Gathimba, 2017 World Under 18 Championships 20km walk bronze medallist Dominic Ndigiti, the 2014 Commonwealth Games 3000m steeplechase champion Purity Kirui and Africa 3000m steeplechase bronze medallist Caren Chebet. 

Full Games Team

Women 100m

Esther Mbagari

Eunice Kadogo

Men 100m

Hesborn Ochieng

Steve Onyango

Women 100m Hurdles

Rukia Nusra

110m Hurdles men

Wiseman Were

200m Women

Millicent Ndoro

200m men

Samuel Chege

Dan Kiviasi

400m women

Mary Moraa

400m Men

Kennedy Kimeu

David Sanayek

400m Hurdles women

Venice Kerubo

Rahab Wanjiru

400m Hurdles men

Kipkorir Rotich

Nicholas Kiblimo

800m Women

Vivian Chebet

Lilian Odira

800m men 

Kipngetich Ngeno

Aaron Kemei

1500m women

Mary Ekiru

Lydia Cheruto

1500m men

Brian Komen

Abel Kipsang

3000m steeplechase women

Caren Chebet

Purity Cherotich

3000m steeplechase men

Amos Serem

Simon Koech

Edmond Serem

5000m women

Beatrice Chepkoech

Mary Manalu

5000m men

Cornelius Kemboi

10000m women

Janet Chepngetich

10,000m men

Francis Abong

Evans Keitani

Decathlon

Edwin Kemutai

20km walk men

Samuel Gathimba

Dominic Ndigiti

20km walk women

Emily Ngii

Sylvia Kemboi

High jump women

Zeddy Jesire

High jump men

Asbel Kemboi

Triple Jump men 

Isaac Kirwa

Men javelin 

Julius Yego

Women Javelin

Joyce Lalam

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