Sports CS asks NOCK to hasten preparations for Olympics team

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Sports CS asks NOCK to hasten preparations for 2020 Olympics team

Sports Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed has asked the National Olympic Committee of Kenya; NOCK to hasten its preparations for the Kenyan team that will feature in this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo Japan.

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Amina was speaking during a meeting with NOCK executive in Kilifi County where she urged the committee to make an early booking of hotels and travelling tickets for athletes.

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Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed has called on the NOCK to ensure that they make early preparations ahead of the Olympic Games so as to avoid a repeat of the intricacies witnessed in the previous edition of the Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

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Amina revealed that the ministry was discussing modalities on preparations for the Olympic Games and it will come up with a list of relevant personalities to join the steering committee in ensuring that everything goes per plan.

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Kenya will be hoping to make an improvement in this year’s Olympic Games after finishing in the 15th position in the overall medal standings and first in Africa with 6 Gold medals, 6 Silver and a bronze in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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This year’s Games will be held from 24th July to 9th August in Tokyo Japan.

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