Over ten picked to represent Kenya in Junior swimming championship

Written By: Buckley Fedha

Kenya will send a strong team of over ten to South Africa for the National Junior swimming championship set to be held from the 21st to 25th of March this year.

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The team of junior swimmers will leave the country next week.

Some of the junior swimmers took part in KSF Nairobi Junior swimming championship held Saturday at the Makini School in Nairobi.

Among the winners of Saturday’s event were Kahia Jayden, Ochoro Femi, Gavra Nissi and Zenani Akoth who won the mixed 7 years and under 100 metres freestyle event.

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Erin Njeri aws at her best in the 100 metres IM girls 6 years and under while Damian Ondiek did the same in the boys category.

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More than 200 swimmers took part in Saturday’s event.Elsewhere the Bandari swim club will send three swimmers to Durban, South Africa for the South Africa National Junior championship set to be held from the 21st to 25th of March.

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Two swimmers, Iqbal Bayusuf and Emma Wamboi, will travel to South Africa for the annual South Africa invitational Level Two gala scheduled for April 3-9.

Meanwhile Loreto Convent Mombasa swimmers took an early lead as the Coast Junior swimming gala started at Aga Khan Academy Saturday.

In the girls five years 25m freestyle, Alma Ngaruiya clocked 29.31 seconds to win the event ahead of Amara Doshi and Mahi Shah who were second and third respectively.

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In the boys five years 25m freestyle, Abdulkadir Abrary of Mombasa Aquatics ahead of Ahmed Salim and Snellen Mutwiri clocked.

In the girls six years 25m free, Elliana Maina and Nalwoga Mutinda both from Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa took gold and silver while Jeremy Mwamisi and Kaycie Ingabe did the same in the boys event.

Also read https://www.kbc.co.ke/nairobi-swimming-championship-ends/


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