Nairobi picks team for World Under-20 trials

Vincent Keter (121) leads the pack in the men's 1,500m during the Athletics Kenya (AK) Nairobi Region World Under-20 Championships trials at the Nyayo National Stadium on June 9, 2021.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Edward Manang'oi from Rongai won the 800m second heat with the third fastest time of 1:54.3. Dorcas Chepkemoi from Lang'ata won the women's two-lap race in 2:15.0.
  • Joy Akinyi won women's 100m and 200m in 12.6 and 26.7 respectively. Lucy Njeri was victorious in the women's 400m race in 59.6 with Merin Sankale prevailing in men's race in 48.5.

As expected, Vincent Keter from Rongai and Lang'ata's Diana Chepkemoi dominated to win their respective races at Wednesday's Athletics Kenya (AK) Nairobi Region World Under-20 Championships trials at the Nyayo National Stadium.

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