AK wants U-20 categories in Agnes Tirop Memorial Tour

Amos Serem

Kenya's Amos Serem (left) and Simon Koech celebrate their gold and bronze medals during the men's 3,000m steeplechase medal ceremony event during the World Under-20 Athletics Championships at Kasarani on August 22, 2021.

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The National Cross Country Championships due January 22 this year will be used as a dry run for the Agnes Tirop Memorial World Cross Country Tour that has so far attracted some of the world’s top athletes.
  • The World Cross Country Tour is a series of 20 events, among them Agnes Tirop Memorial World Cross Country Tour which will be held in memory of 2015 World Cross Country champion, the late Agnes Tirop.

Athletics Kenya (AK) officials have requested World Athletics to allow them host under-20 races in the Agnes Tirop Memorial World Cross Country Tour on February 12 at Lobo Village in Eldoret.

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