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Kenya names strong squad for CAA African Championships Maurice 2022

Team Kenya to Maurice 2022 CAA African Senior Athletics Championships will take part in track and field events, and in the men and women’s 4x100m and 4x400m relay races.

Kenya's 4x400m women's team / Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja
Kenya's 4x400m women's team / Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

Athletics Kenya has selected a team of 79 athletes for the 22nd CAA African Athletics Championships (COCAAS22), which will be held at the Côte d’Or National Sports Complex in Port-Louis, Mauritius from 8-12 June, 2022.

The strong Kenyan team – 44 men and 35 women – to the Maurice 2022 CAA African Senior Athletics Championships will take part in track and field events, and in the men and women’s 4x100m and 4x400m relay races.

2015 World champion Julius Yego, who has won back-to-back continental Javelin titles (Porto Novo 2012, Marrakech 2014), as well as a bronze medal in Nairobi 2010, will be making his fifth appearance at the Africa showpiece event.

Team Kenya

Women:

100m – Maximilla Imali, Monica Safania, Eunice Kadogo

100m hurdles – Priscilla Tabunda, Rukia Nusra

200m – Maximilla Imali, Millicent Ndoro, Eunice Kadogo

400m – Veronica Mutua, Jacinta Shikanda, Hellen Syombua

400m hurdles – Jane Chege, Ann Mwangi

800m – Jarinter Mawia, Naomi Korir, Vivian Chebet

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1500m – Purity Chepkirui, Winny Chebet, Brenda Chebet

3000m S/C – Jackline Chepkoech, Cellphine Chespol, Carren Chebet

5000m – Beatrice Chebet, Caroline Nyaga, Nesphine Jepleting

10000m – Alice Aprot, Judy Komen, Brilliant Chepkorir

4x100m – Maximilla Imali, Monica Safania, Eunice Kadogo, Millicent Ndoro, Mercy Chebet

4x400m – Veronica Mutua, Jacinta Shikanda, Hellen Syombua, Joan Cherono

20km Race Walk – Sylvia Kemboi, Emily Ngii, Grace Wanjiru

Hammer Throw – Lucy Omondi, Linda Oseso, Roselyne Rakamba

Javelin Throw – Martha Musai

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Men:

100m – Ferdinand Omanyala, Samuel Imeta, Dennis Otieno

110m hurdles – Wiseman Were, Michael Musyoki

200m – Ferdinand Omanyala, Dan Kiviasi, Mike Mokamba

400m – Collins Omae, William Rayan, Boniface Mweresa

400m hurdles – Wiseman Were, William Mbevi, Rotich Kipkorir

800m – Noah Kibet, Nicholas Kebenei, Elias Ngeny

1500m -Abel Kipsang, Kumari Taki, Daniel Munguti

3000m S/C – Abraham Kibiwott, Geoffrey Kirwa, Benjamin Kigen

5000m – Daniel Simiu, Ismael Kirui, Michael Kibet

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10000m – Kenneth Kiprop, Julius Chepkwony, Paul Tanui

4x100m – Ferdinand Omanyala, Samuel Imeta, Dennis Otieno, Dan Kiviasi, Hesbon Ochieng

4x400m – Collins Omae, William Rayan, Boniface Mweresa, Kennedy Kimeu, Nathaniel Kipng’etich

20km Race Walk – Samuel Gathimba, Heristone Wanyonyi, Simon Wachira

High Jump – Mathew Sawe, Asbel Kiprop

Triple Jump – Gilbert Pkemoi, Isaac Kirwa, Philip Mwendwa

Hammer Throw – Dominic Abunda

Javelin Throw – Julius Yego, Alexander Kiprotich, Methusela Kiprop

Decathlon – Edwin Too, Gilbert Koech

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Officials:

Head coach – Julius Kirwa

Coach – Philemon Siele

Team Manager – Ainsworth Maragara

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Yomog Meje is a former Nigerian junior athlete and the Associate editor at Athletics Africa.

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