Coach Makau confident Kenya will dominate World Half Marathon

Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei when she broke the world half marathon record (1:04:51) in Prague in 2017.

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What you need to know:

  • Makau, who won silver medals at the 2007 Udine and 2008 Rio de Janeiro editions, said he is aware of stiff competition and the adverse weather that awaits them in Poland
  • Makau, a former world marathon record holder, indicated that the women’s team is the finest ever with on form 2016 world half champion Peres Jepchirchir back in the team
  • Team manager Patrick Kipsang said the weather is Gdynia will range from between six degrees to 11 degrees on the competition day

Head coach Patrick Makau is confident that his team for the World Half Marathon Championships due Saturday in Gdynia, Poland will win both the team and individual titles.


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