Okumu, Viiannah shine at Nairobi swimming event


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Jesse Okumu and Elizabeth Viiannah won the 100 metres boys under 12 category and the girls under 9 years category respectively at the 2nd edition of the Life time junior and masters swimming championship. 

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The championship that ended in Nairobi attracted swimmers from eight swimming clubs in the country.

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Jesse timed 1 mins 29.56 secs to finish in front of Tyrone Egesa who clocked 2mins 1.90 secs. Daniel Mbuthia finished in the third position timing 2mins 7.28 secs.

In the girls under 9 years category, Elizabeth Viianah emerged victorious clocking 1min 46.02 secs. She was followed by Sylviah Kaari who clocked 2mins 8.03 secs.

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Armaan Bains won the boys under 17 years category clocking 1min 42.41 secs.In the boys under 7 years backstroke category, Mwathi Gicheru cruised through to victory after clocking 34.20 secs.

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Ahmed Adnaan and Gathuru Ryan finished in the second and third positions after clocking 34.62 secs and 35.78 secs respectively.

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The girls backstroke category was won by Lexine Wambui. Winners in various categories received medals and gift hampers.



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