Kenya Volleyball federation (KVF) chairman Waithaka Kioni has been named the Chief De Mission for the 2020 Olympic Games to be staged in Tokyo, Japan.
Kioni, the National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) vice chairman will head Kenya’s delegation with the games set August next year, promising to redeem the image of NOC-K.
The veteran volleyball administrator reflected on Kenya’s performance at the 2016 Games where they bagged six gold, six silver and one bronze medal. He is optimistic that Team Kenya will surpass that historic performance under his leadership.
he Tokyo Olympics will be the first real test for the newly elected office led by legendary long distance runner Paul Tergat. Noc-K has already settled for Japan’s Kurume City to host Kenya’s pre-Olympic Games camp.