Kenya’s bid to host World Athletics Championships gets support 

Margit Jugmann

World Masters Athletics president Margit Jugmann speaks during the start of the Africa Masters Athletics Championships at Nyayo National Stadium on November 24, 2021.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Kenya finished second with 41 medals; 31 gold, eight silvers and one bronze during the last 2019 Championships held in Tunis. Hosts Tunisia won the overall title.
  • In some of the finals on the opening day, Emily Chepngétich won W35 10,000m in 36:17.0 as Jemutai Letting went for the W40 10,000m crown in 38:31.5.

Kenya stands a good chance of hosting the 2025 World Athletics Championships, World Masters Athletics president Margit Jugmann said Wednesday.


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