President Kenyatta hails team Kenya for sterling performance during the African Senior Athletics Championships
President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Team Kenya for their sterling performance at the 22nd African Senior Athletics Championships held in Mauritius.
Team Kenya finished top of the medals table, for the fifth time, with 10 gold medals, 5 silver and 8 bronze medals.
The championships saw Kenyan sprinting ace Ferdinand Omanyala win the 100M Championship, defeating South Africa's Akani Simbine with a time of 9.93s.
The President termed the topping of the Championship table for the fifth time as a showcase of Kenya's profile as an African athletics powerhouse and assured the team of the Government's continued support.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.