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Okutoyi/Wanjala pair win doubles tennis silver at Africa Games

Angellah Okuotyi partnered well with Cynthia Cheruto Wanjala to win her second medal of the day at the ongoing Africa Games in Accra, Ghana.

Okutoyi who had won teenis gold in single after edging out Egyptian Lamis Elhussein Salama in 6-2 and 6-4 lost the gold medal to Egyptian Merna Mostafa Refaat Elkotb and Sandra Sameh Samir in the doubles finals.

The pair of Okutoyi and Wanjala won two matches to reach the quarterfinal round. In the quarterfinal round, the Kenyan duo split sets against Sandy Sierra Finda and Elena Asgill-Whalley of Sierra Leone before claiming a close tiebreaker 12-10. Okutoyi and Wanjala then won the semifinal by forfeit to earn a spot in the finals.

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