World Athletics team assesses Kenya’s readiness ahead of U-20 Championships


A delegation of 19 officials from the World Athletics is in the country to assess progress made by Kenya ahead of this year’s World Under-20 Championships set to be held in Nairobi in July.

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This will be World Athletics’ third visit for inspection having visited twice last year. Organising Committee chief executive officer, Myke Rabar says the officials will have a day-long meeting tomorrow with the various departments within the Organising Committee.

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Rabar notes that the visit will inspire the committee to launch the final phase of the preparations and have everything rolling on time.

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Kenya won the bid to host the World Under-20 Championships following a largely successfully World Under-18 Championships held in 2017 with a record turnout of about 60,000 fans attending the event at the Kasarani stadium.

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