Runners hit out at State over neglect

Sarah Yano

Sarah Yano, a marathoner, speaks during the Athletics Kenya National Consultative Forum held in Kapenguria, West Pokot County on November 30, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Peter Gushu, long distance athlete, who trains in Kapcherop, Elgeyo Marakwet, said the government needed to change the way it handled athletes.
  • “Athletes are not being treated right. Government officials will always want to come in and praise our good performance yet they can’t provide a good training track,” said Gushu.

Athletes from North Rift have hit out at the government for neglecting them.


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