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Kenya picks team of 13 for the World Para Athletics Championship

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The Kenya National Paralympics Committee has picked a squad of 13 athletes that will compete in the 2024 World Para Athletics Championships, scheduled for May 17 to 25 in Kobe, Japan.

The team of nine men and four women will have three guides and four coaches.

The World Para Athletics Championships is the final athletics qualifier event ahead of the 2024 Paris Paralympics Games.

Seven Kenyan Para athletes have so far qualified for the Paralympics in Paris in four disciplines namely athletics, cycling, taekwondo and rowing.

Out of the seven qualifiers, three are from athletics Nancy Chelangat in 1,500 T11 who is Kenya’s sole medalist from the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, Mary Waithera in 1,500 T11 and Wesley Sang in 1,500 T46.

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