Augustine Choge has set a new Commonwealth Games record to win the Gold Medal in the Men’s 5000m event for Kenya. Fellow team mate Benjamin Limo has won the bronze medal while Craig Mottram of Australia has won the silver medal.
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The youngest athlete in the field of the Men’s Marathon, Samson Ramadhani Nyonyi has won the Gold medal for Tanzania. Kenyan Fred Mogaka Tumbo has won the silver medal while England’s Daniel Robinson finished third for the bronze medal.
In an incredibly exciting finish which came down to a sprint finish, Australian Kerryn McCann has won the Gold medal over a vigilant effort from Hellen Cherono Koskei of Kenya. Elizabeth Yelling from England finished third winning the bronze.
Former Kenya Sevens captains Oscar Osir Osula and Benjamin Ayimba are named in a strengthened Kenyan squad for next month’s Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.
Kenyan squad: Benjamin Ayimba, Oscar Osir, Ted Omondi, Patrick Onyango, Allan Onyango, Sidney Ashioya, Victor Oduor, Innocent Simiyu, Allan Makaka, Lavin Asego. Gordon Anampiu (coach), Edward Rombo (team manager). Non-travelling reserves: [...]
Kenya will be represented by four swimmers at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, next month.
Two swimmers, former Olympic qualifier Ramadhan Vyombo and Nasra Shehan are training in Mombasa under coach Abdulkarim Abdulmalik while David Danford and Amir Shah will prepare for the Games in England.
Kenya’s athletics officials have named a team of over 30 runners for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Melbourne, Australia in March this year.
Apart from Kosgey, other top names in the competition include world 5,000 champion, Benjamin Limo and Olympics 3,000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi.
Kenya’s former Olympic and world 3,000m steeplechase champion Reuben Kosgei has been selected to compete in the Commonwealth Games in Australia after missing the last three years through injury.
Kosgei, who won Olympic gold in Sydney in 2000 and the world title in Edmonton, Canada the following year, said he was targetting a podium finish in [...]
Over 30 tickets to the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, are up for grabs when Kenyan athletes converge on Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, for trials on Friday.
Former world 800m silver medallist, Wilfred Bungei, and reigning world bronze medallist, William Yiampoyi, had withdrawn from the games but have also been invited. They are pitted against [...]
Benjamin Limo who won the silver medal at the Manchester Commonwealth Games is another Kenyan to join a long list of athletes electing not to compete in Melbourne and instead opting for world championship events.
Limo was reported recently that “There are many young runners out there who can launch their careers at the Commonmwealth Games [...]
Kenya has named 27 athletes who will make up the paralympic contingent of the Kenyan Commonwealth Games Team.
The full paralympic team list is:
Athletics: 100m T12 (visually impaired): Andrew Adimo, John Lodomo; 200m T46 (amputees): Simon Wambugu; 800m T54 (wheelchair): Anne Wafula; discus: David Boit; shot putt: Mary Nakhumicha, Philomena Chepkoech; table tennis: Fidelis Wanjiru; swimming: [...]
Kenya has doubled its Manchester contigent of boxers to ten despite not coming away with any medals from the last Games. Kenya’s performance at the last Games has been described as dismal and put down to being under-prepared with boxers with very little international exposure.