Friday, July 13, 2012

2012 IAAF World Junior Championships – Kenya

Day Three – Barcelona, Spain
In the women’s 3000m steeplechase, Daisy Jepkemei bagged Kenya’s second gold in a leading time of 9:47.22. She was followed by Ethiopia’s Tejinesh Gebisa who finished in 9:50.51 while Kenya’s Stella Rutto took third place in 9:50.58.
In the women’s 5000m, Ethiopia’s Buze Diriba emerged victorious after finishing in 15:32.94 ahead of compatriot Ruti Aga who came in 15:32.95. Kenya’s Agnes Tirop came third for the bronze in 15:36.74.  
In the men’s 400m semi-final, World youth silver medalist Alphas Kishoyian made headlines with a solo re-run to qualify for the final race after finishing in 46.46.  

In Football: Harambee Stars stunned Botswana’s Zebras with a 3 – 1 thrashing at a match played on Thursday evening at the Nyayo National stadium. Stars made a remarkable second half comeback after conceding an early goal from Zebra’s forward Tebongo Sembowa in the 18th minute.
Stars’ first and second goal came from midfielder Clifford Miheso after two great passes from Enock Agwanda. Mungai netted the third goal after a cross from Miheso.

In Scrabble: Scrabble Kenya has placed a bid seeking to host the 2013 World Scrabble Championship in Nairobi.

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