Nock to finalise Team Kenya's Tokyo Olympics budget

Tokyo Olympic Games Team Kenya Chef De Mission Waithaka Kioni addressing a press conference at National Olympics Committee of Kenya (Nock) headquarters in Nairobi on November 4, 2019. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO |

What you need to know:

  • Nock has projected that Kenya could be represented by close to 100 athletes at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games which are programmed from July 24 to August 9 in Japan
  • Kioni explained that they expect more sportsmen and women to qualify from athletics, women’s soccer, men’s rugby sevens, women’s volleyball, judo, tae kwon-do, wrestling, shooting and boxing
  • Kariuki disclosed they have directed the federations facing Olympic qualifiers to forward the budgets to the Ministry of Sports for funding

The actual budget for Team Kenya for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be known after National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) meet sports federations on Wednesday this week.


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