Mkungo siblings win Coast Cross Country titles

Panuel Mkungo wins the men's senior 10km race during Coast Region Cross Country Championships

Panuel Mkungo wins the senior men's 10km race during the Athletics Kenya Coast Region Cross Country Championships at Shimo Annex grounds in Mombasa on January 15, 2022.

Photo credit: Abdulrahman Sheriff | Nation Media Group

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  • Mkungo, who retained his crown in a slow time of 32 minutes 28 seconds, said the hot humid conditions of Mombasa prevented him from running faster
  • Mkungo, who retained his crown in a slow time of 32 minutes 28 seconds, said the hot humid conditions of Mombasa prevented him from running faster
  • Irene was followed by her Taita Taveta team mate Eunice Koronge who timed 51:54 while Gladys Ngowa of Kwale wound up third in 52:34

Star athlete Panuel Mkungo and his sister Irene Wawuda Mkungo Saturday won the men and women 10 kilometers titles respectively during Athletics Kenya Coast Regional Cross Country Championships at Shimo Annex in Mombasa. 

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