Victorious Kenyan athletics team jets back from Qatar

5000m world champion Hellen Obiri will focus on one race in next year’s Olympic Games that will be held in Tokyo Japan.

Obiri made the sentiments as the Kenyan team to the IAAF World championship jetted back home after finishing second on medal table with 5 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze medals.

Led by Sports Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed and former Vice President who heads the sports fund Moddy Awori, a contingent of athletics Kenya federation received the Kenyan team that took part in the world championships in Doha Qatar.

Another gold medalist Conseslus Kipruto who reigned supreme in the 3000m steeplechase sets eyes on the Olympics where he will be aiming to retain his title.

Other gold medalists included Timothy Cheruiyot in the 1500m race and Beatrice Chepkoech in the 3000m steeplechase.

Ruth Chepng’etich clinched a gold too in the marathon race. Faith Kipyegon and Margaret Chelimo were the Silver medalists while Ferguson Rotich, Rhonex Kipruto, Amos Kipruto and Agnes Tirop clinched Bronze medals.



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