A dominant 1-2 finish in the 10,000m by Kenyans Stacy Ndiwa and Alice Aprot highlighted the fourth day of competition at the 21st African Athletics Championships in Asaba, Nigeria, before another near capacity crowd at Stephen Keshi Memorial Stadium on Saturday (4).
After winning the Cross Internacional de Soria by 48 seconds last weekend, Kenya’s Alice Aprot took another runaway victory on Spanish soil at the Cross Internacional de la Constitución in Alcobendas on Sunday (26).
Capping an unprecedented display of team dominance, Irene Chepet Cheptai led a mighty Kenyan senior women’s squad to the first-ever top-six sweep at a World Cross Country Championships.
After Ethiopia prevented Kenya from winning a fifth successive senior women's team title two years ago in Guiyang, the east African powerhouse comes armed and ready to recoup from that loss and begin another streak at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on Sunday.
A summary of weekend international cross country competitions in Soria, Terre Haute, Allonnes and Nyahururu.
Kenyan athletes won every available title – and 10 of the 12 individual medals on offer – at the 4th edition of the African Cross Country Championship in Yaounde, Cameroon, on Saturday (12).
World cross-country champion Geoffrey Kamworor prevailed after the expected battle with Bedan Karoki while Alice Aprot had a crushing victory as the pair took the senior titles at the IAAF Permit/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country meeting in Nairobi on Saturday (13).