NOCK to receive swimming federation constitution

Kenya swimming federation interim chair Patrick Muya has confirmed that the federation’s newly drafted constitution will be presented to National Olympic Committee of Kenya.

NOCK lawyer Edward Rombo will receive the document on the 12th next month during the interim committee sitting.

Rombo is set to offer legal advice to the federation before passing of the constitution.

Key highlights in the drafted constitution will be the teams legible to feature in the federation swimming galas according to former Nairobi Swimming Association chair Reginald Okumu.

After the passing of the constitution, the federation will be able to hold fresh elections that have witnessed a series of postponement since last year.

Tennis

The second round of international tennis federation – ITF series served off Tuesday at Nairobi Sports club.

Kenyan top cream Albert Njogu started the campaign on a positive note after beating Italian Gianni Biagianti by two sets to one.

The Kenyan sensational tennis player continued his dominance in the ITF event  after bouncing back from a 6-2 points lead in the first set against Gianni Biagianti to claim a similar points win of 7-5 7-5 in the second and third sets, respectively.

In other results, Aisha Nyonkuru of Burundi beat Darries Jullete of France by two sets to one of 6-4, 2-6, and 6-4 while Yabet Kabede of Ethiopia lost to Jasza Zarich of Poland by two straight sets.

The ITF championship is aimed at accruing players with points in order to improve their world rankings as they seek to be given a chance to play in the Wimbledon and Grand Slams.

Action resumes Wednesday morning at the same venue.

  

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