Cut the circus, give Saruni his 800m ticket to London!

Emmanuel Korir (084) edges out Kipegon Bett (right, 073) and Michael Saruni (left, 086) in the 800 metres at Kenya’s World Championships trials at the Nyayo National Stadium in June. Athletics Kenya selectors have dropped Saruni from the Kenyan team to next month’s World Championships in London. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO |

What you need to know:

  • AK selectors should just end the circus, drop Rotich and hand Saruni his ticket to London!
  • Remember what happened with the 5,000m and 10,000m selection indecision ahead of the Rio Olympics last year?
  • Yet we question why frustrated Kenyan athletes take up American and Gulf passports? Do we ever learn?

This is indeed turning out to be a horror year for University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) freshman Michael Saruni.

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