Youthful teams have reported to the training camp at the Kasarani stadium ahead of the 7th edition Youth Commonwealth Games set for next month in Trinidad and Tobago.
According to team kenya team manager Janeth Jepkosgei, various teams have reported to the camp that kicked off yesterday ahead of August 4th to 11th championships.
Team Kenya boasts an impressive lineup, showcasing their prowess in the following sporting disciplines: Athletics (400m men and women, 800m men and women, 4x400m mixed relay, women’s javelin throw, 1500m men and women, 3000m men, and women), Cycling (Road Race), Para Athletics, Women’s Rugby 7s, Swimming (100m Men Freestyle and 50m Freestyle), Triathlon (men and women), and Beach Volleyball (women).
Jepkosgei, the former 800m World Champion, Janeth Jepkosgei, who is also the General Team Manager (GTM), addressed the enthusiastic athletes and coach. Jepkosgei, the 800m gold medalist at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, exuded passion and commitment to the success of Team Kenya.
“Together with the coaches, I’m looking forward to having active and intense preparation for the athletes. These are our future champions, and we owe it to them to give our absolute best.”
At the Bahamas Youth Commonwealth Games, Team Kenya made a resounding impact, securing four medals; Gold medals in the 1500m by John Mwangi, Gold in the 3000m by Edwin Kiplagat, and Gold in the 3000m women’s event by Emmaculate Chepkirui, who also achieved a Silver in the 1500m.
Leading the charge as the team’s Chef de Mission is Executive member, Winnie Kamau.
Team Kenya is poised to make a significant mark on the global stage, showcasing their extraordinary talents and unwavering determination with 16 days to departure.