Eliud Kipchoge, Brigid Kosgei and Beatrice Chepkoech are among the world record-holders named on Kenya’s team for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Gudaf Tsegay, Beatrice Chepkoech and Kibiwott Kandie will go into the Olympic season with recent world records to their names, after their respective marks over 1500m, 5km and the half-marathon were ratified this week.
World champions Grant Holloway and Beatrice Chepkoech will aim to continue their record-breaking form when they head to Torun for the Copernicus Stop on Wednesday (17), the next World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting of 2021.
Beatrice Chepkoech broke the world 5km record at the Monaco Run on Sunday (14), clocking 14:43*.
World champions and world record-holders feature heavily on the entry lists for the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais in the northern French city of Lievin on Tuesday (9), the second World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting of 2021.
Organisers of the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais Trophée EDF have announced a host of global stars who will compete at the World Athletics Indoor Tour gold meeting on 9 February in Liévin.
Three of Kenya’s world champions – Timothy Cheruiyot, Hellen Obiri and Beatrice Chepkoech – were triumphant at the Kip Keino Classic World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting on Saturday (3) as Nairobi hosted its first ever global one-day meet at the newly-refurbished Nyayo National Stadium.
Organisers of the Herculis meeting have confirmed the participation of four more global champions for the Wanda Diamond League fixture in Monaco on 14 August.
World record-holder Beatrice Chepkoech produced a dominant run in the Muller Grand Prix 3000m steeplechase as she led five women inside the old meeting record at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday (18).