Slow preparations for U-18 event ‘worry’ IAAF

IAAF acting director of communications Anna Legnani at a press conference on April 18, 2016. PHOTO | FILE |

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  • The official, however, said the country has the ability to host the championship. 
  • Kenya held the World Cross Country Championships in 2007 in Mombasa and the 2010 Africa Championships in Nairobi.
  • Legnani, who was present at both championships, said she believes Kenya has the credentials to stage the U-18 event.

The world athletics governing body, IAAF has raised the red flag over Kenya’s readiness to host the 2017 World Under 18 Athletics Championship with just 15 months left.

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