Incumbents sweep to victory in NOC-K polls

NOC-K president Paul Tergat receives certificate from Returning Officer Joshua Okumbe

Paul Tergat (left), who was elected president unopposed, receives his certificate from Returning Officer Joshua Okumbe during National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) elections at Pride Inn hotel in Nairobi on December 9, 2021.

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The only new person to gain entry to the executive is Barnaba Korir from Athletics Kenya, who was elected as one of the three Executive Committee members
  • Both Shadrack Maluki and Waithaka Kioni retained their positions as First and Second Deputy Presidents respectively
  • Francis Mutuku was elected as the new Secretary General after he floored his fiercest rival Andrew Mudibo in a landslide victory


As expected, legendary former distance runner Paul Tergat has been elected unopposed as the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) President. 

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