Kenyans lead African charge

Kenya’s Caleb Mwangangi on his way to winning gold medal in men’s 5,000m final at the Africa Senior Athletics Championship on August 14 in Marrakesh. PHOTO | AFP |

What you need to know:

  • It will be an interesting affair as Mwangangi, who won the Commonwealth Games and Africa 5,000m titles last month in Glasgow and Marrakech respectively, leads the Africa team against defending champion, Kenyan-born Bernard Lagat from the USA. 
  • Mwangangi has had a great season. During the Poland World Indoors in March, he produced a good finishing kick to take the title in 7:54.94.

Commonwealth Games and Africa champions Caleb Mwangangi, Joyce Chepkirui and Julius Yego from Kenya will go for glory at the IAAF Continental Cup as the championship draws to a close today in Marrakech, Morocco.


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