Saturday, July 14, 2012

Vivian Cheruiyot wins in London

Double World Champion Vivian Cheruiyot won the women’s 5000m with ease at the Samsung Diamond League held in London on Friday. She clocked 14:48.86 to retain her unbeaten run over the 5000m since August 13, 2010.
Vivian was closely followed by compatriot Mercy Cherono and Linet Masai who clocked 14:49.26 and 14:53.93 respectively for the podium sweep.

In the men’s 5000m, Great Britain’s Mo Farah emerged victorious in a time of 13:06.04. He was followed by Australia’s Collis Birmingham who posted a personal best of 13:09.57 ahead of Uganda’s Kipsiro Moses (13:09.98) while Kenya’s Kiptoo Mark Kosgei managed fourth place in 13:13.77.  

2012 IAAF World Junior Championships – Kenya
Day four – Barcelona, Spain

Alphas Kishoiyan qualified for the men’s 400m final after registering time of 46.49.

In the women’s 5000m, Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon won her heat in 4:10.17 to qualify for Sunday’s finals. Nancy Chepkwemoi also qualified after finishing in 4:13’43.

In the men’s 3000m steeplechase, Gilbert Kirui and Conselus Kipruto qualified with ease to emphasize Kenya’s dominance in men’s steeplechase.

In football: AFC Leopards move to the top of the Kenya Premier league (KPL) standings after beating City Stars 1 -0 at the Nyayo Stadium on Friday evening.
Mike Barasa scored the only goal of the match from the spot after 23 minutes of play.

In rugby: Kenya’s 15s team will play its do-or-die match against host Tunisia on Saturday in the Confederation African Rugby in Tunis.
The team had a setback in its opening match as it lost to rivals Uganda however; the team is still in contention to qualify for the Rugby World Cup to be held in England in 2015.

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