Kenyans swimming duo of Sarah Mose and Aker Mutinda will be the first Kenyans to compete at the Youth Commonwealth Games in Trinidad and Tobago.
The young Kenyan Mose will be aiming for a podium finish at the Games with the 17 year old who is based in Poland was the first Kenyan athlete to arrive in Trinidad where she has had three training sessions already.
Sara will be joined by male swimmer Aker Mutinda who arrives on Friday with their coach Lydia Musei. The Commonwealth Youth Games will be her first international duty for Kenya and Sarah is confident that she is equal to the task to go against the likes of Australia, England, Wales and hosts Trinidad and Tobago swimmers.
“Everything is good for me here and I’m prepared enough to face the competition ahead. The weather is good and the pool is cool as well so I am looking to do well and probably get a medal for the team. I am happy to compete for my country. I know my training so that’s what i have focused on here, just working on my speed and everything will turn out well,” said Sarah
“I am excited and a bit nervous as well because everything here is new for me so I have just been observing a lot as well and adjusted things here and there so I believe everything is working for my good.”
Sara will compete in the following events: 50m free, 50m fly, 50m breaststroke 50m backstroke 100m breaststroke.