AK names Team Kenya for Africa track meeting

Hellen Obiri runs towards the finish line in the women's 5000m final during the Athletics Kenya National Championships trials for the Africa Senior Athletics Championships at Kasarani on June 23, 2018. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO |

What you need to know:

  • Manangoi of the National Police Service, who won his 1,500m semi-final on Thursday, lost his sister, Bena, the same day, forcing him to skip yesterday’s final battle with training mate Timothy Cheruiyot.

Bereaved world and Commonwealth 1,500 metres champion Elijah Manang'oi and Commonwealth 5,000m silver medallist Edward Zakayo are among seven athletes on Saturday handed wild card entries to the Africa Senior Athletics Championships.

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