Bett, Chepkemoi impress in Iten race

Agnes Jebet crosses the finishing line to win the Athletics Kenya Cross Country 6km junior women’s race held in Iten, Elgeyo-Marakwet County on January 4, 2020. Jebet clocked 19:03:9. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA |

What you need to know:

  • Gideon Rono won the 8km junior men's race crossing the line in 22:13.4, ahead of Shadrack Kipchumba, who clocked 22:18.4 and Emmanuel Kipchirchir was third in 22:18.4.
  • In the 6km junior women race, Agnes Chebet won the race in 19:03.9, beating Edna Jebitok, who timed 19:11.08, while Fancy Cherono was placed third in 19:23.3.

World Under-20 3,000m silver medallist Leonard Bett and Betty Chepkemoi bagged victory in the men and women's 10km senior races during the fifth Athletics Kenya Cross Country Championships in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County on Saturday.


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