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Commonwealth Youth Games: Kenya dominates men’s and women’s 1500m races

 

Kenya bagged gold and silver in both the boys and girls 1500m races at the commonwealth youth games in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Nancy Cherop won the women’s race clinching gold ahead of compatriot Janet Chepkoech who wound up second.

The men’s 1500m was also won by Kenyans after Josephat Sang  recorded 3:37:66 to shatter the record previously held by fellow Kenyan Kumari Taki to win gold. Andrew Kiptoo finished second  in a personal best 3:38:12.

 

 

In the para discus Titus Maundu in the class of T63 bagged Silver in a closely contested affair.

Titus who was recently introduced to the sport, managed to throw a distance of 20m.

Nicholas Kalonzo came 4th after a throw of 23.33m.

In Tobago the cub lionesses got in day four fighting for a bronze medal position against Fiji. They put on a spirited fight but went down 22-10. Before that they had played against Canada,a match the girls also lost 17-0 marking the end of their campaign at the games.

Triathlon finished their campaign in the super sprint mixed where Abdul Bagha and Iman Kaiza clocked 52:45

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