Kiplimo cruises to victory in Nairobi Cross Country meet

Naibei Kiplimo crosses the finishing line to win the men’s 10m race during the Athletics Kenya Nairobi Cross Country Championships at Kenya Prisons Service grounds, Nairobi West on February 7, 2021.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Victor Chepkwony (Langáta), who was fresh from finishing sixth at Kenya Prisons Services Cross Country Championships, romped home first in men’s under-20 8km race in 24:42.23 to see off Jackson Kikana (Njiru) 25:00.00 and Onesmus GItau (Westlands) 25:50.03.
  • Peter Kibui (Embakasi) won boys’under-18 6km race in 19:10.1 where Peter Kamau (Langáta) and Alex Kiprotich (Langata) settled second and third in 20:15.9 and 21:56.5 respectively.

Naibei Kiplimo from Embakasi waylaid the large field and a gusty course to reign supreme in men’s 10m race during the Athletics Kenya Nairobi Cross Country Championships at Kenya Prisons Service grounds, Nairobi West on Sunday.

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