All-women’s day as Team Kenya back in action

Malkia Strikers

Kenya's players listen to their coach in their women's preliminary round pool A volleyball match against South Korea during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo on July 27, 2021.

Photo credit: Joan Pereruan | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Team Kenya is in action on three fronts – rugby, beach volleyball and volleyball – and all of them being women’s tournaments.
  • Incidentally, for the first time, if my archives serve me right, Kenya has sent a delegation to the Olympics with more female competitors than male.
  • Of the squad of 87 athletes in Team Kenya here, 49 are women and 38 men.

In Tokyo


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