Kenyan athletes leave for World Championships in Doha

The first batch of athletes, who are set to represent Kenya in the upcoming World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, from the 27th of this month till the 6th of next month, left the country on Monday night. 

The departure was however dimmed by allegations of doping against Kenyan runners ahead of the event, claims that Athletics Kenya has dismissed.

In response to the allegations made by German Public Broadcaster; AK dared the broadcaster to prove the claims so as to enable it to take action against the accused.

The Federation also stated that it is only the Anti-Doping Association of Kenya, ADAK, which carries out tests and not AK.

Kenyan 400m Team: Alphas Kishoyian, Emmanuel Korir (men). Hellen Syombua, Mary Moraa (women).

Kenyan 800m team: Ngéno Kipng’etich, Emmanuel Korir, Ferguson Rotich (Men). Eunice Sum, Jackline Wambui (women).

The Doha 2019 IAAF Athletics World Championships marathons will be held at night.

Beatrice Chepkoech is looking to keep the good run in the women’s 3000m steeplechase with a previous world record with 8:44.32 in Monaco(2018).

Team Kenya 1,500m Timothy Cheruiyot, Ronald Kwemoi, George Manang’oi. Faith Chepng’etich, Winnie Chebet


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