Kenya 3rd in the continent at the Commonwealth Games

Kenya finished 13th overally and third in Africa in the medal standings after collecting 21 medals; six gold, five silver and 10 bronze at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom

The Athletics powerhouses emerged the best in Africa in athletics, after having finished third overall behind Australia and England.

This year’s performance is the improved version of the 2018 Gold Coast Games in Australia where they collected 17 medals; four gold, seven silver and six bronze.

Australia once again topped the standings with 177 medals; 67 gold, 57 silver and 54 bronze.

Nigeria was the best placed nation in Africa at seventh place with 35 medals; 12 gold, nine silver and 14 bronze and are followed by South Africa with 27 medals; seven gold, nine silver and 11 bronze.

Kenya had 127 sportsmen and women in Birmingham positioned for medals in athletics, swimming and boxing. The remaining 18 disciplines were just for participation and exposure.


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