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Fredrick Domongole and Naomy Chebet victorious at Iten Road Race

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Fredrick Domongole was peerless as won the men’s category during this year’s Iten 15km road race held Sunday in Iten,Elgeyo Marakwet County.

Domongole crossed  the finish line with an impressive time of 45 minutes 16 seconds as  Erick Kiplangat secured the second position with a time of 45 minutes 17 seconds while John Lomoni  wound up third in 45 minutes 28 seconds.

Naomy Chebet won the women’s race in  51 minutes and 1 second. Sheila Cherotich came in second after posting  51 minutes and 24 seconds. Abigael Chepkoech completed the podium dash clocking  51 minutes and 49 seconds.

“Winning the Betika Iten 15 Kilometer Road Race is a dream come true. Iten has a special place in the hearts of athletes, and I am honored to have triumphed in such a prestigious event’’, remarked Naomy Chebet.

The winners in both men’s and women’s categories walked away with KES 250,000 while second and third place finishers received  KES 150,000 and KES 100,000 respectively.

Fourth and fifth place finishers were awarded KES 50,000 and KES 40,000 respectively. Additionally, participants who placed sixth through tenth in both the men’s and women’s categories received KES 20,000.

Race sponsors betting firm Betika gave commitment to continue supporting such races so as to help discover sporting talents.

“The Betika Iten 15 Kilometer Road Race surpassed all expectations, bringing together athletes from diverse backgrounds to compete in the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie. We are proud to support events that inspire and empower athletes to reach new heights.” Eric Mwiti, Senior Betika Brand Manager.

 

 

 

 

 

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