Matthew Michuki, Wanjiru Ng’ang’a and Thaila Davies are some of the swimmers who booked a ticket to represent Kenya in the upcoming Dubai international swimming championship.
The three swimmers emerged victorious in their respective categories as the Nairobi qualifiers entered day one at Makini school.
9 year old Matthew Michuki showed an impressive performance in the boy’s 50m backstroke clocking 46.95 secs.
He was followed by Mureithi King’ori who timed 49.94 secs while 8 year old Martin Ssuna settled for the third position clocking 49.98 secs.
In the girl’s 50 metres backstroke category, Thalia Davies cruised through to victory after timing 46.69 secs beating the qualifying time of 59.96 secs.
Wangeci Maina finished in the second position clocking 48.40 secs while Bianca Lwanya settled for the third position.
She timed 48.50 secs. Wanjiru Ng’ang’a won the girl’s under the age of 7 years backstroke category timing 26.69 secs while Makena Hunja timed 26.85 secs to finish second.
These swimmers will represent Kenya in the upcoming Dubai international championship slated for later this year.
Also read https://www.kbc.co.ke/sports/20-swimmers-to-represent-kenya-in-dubai-tourney/