Kasarani facilities recognised after successful World U-20 event

Noah Kibet

Kenya's Emmanuel Wanyonyi and Noah Kibet (right) celebrate their gold and bronze medals in the 800m during the World Under-20 Athletics Championships at Kasarani on August 22, 2021.

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • In the outcome published Thursday by AIPS on their official website, the press facilities of the 2021 World Athletics Under-20 Championships emerged ninth globally with 142 votes
  • During the four days that the event took place, the scribes had uninterrupted internet and power connectivity
  • There were also live screens that relayed results real time, making it easy for the journalists to file breaking news on time while enough space in the area ensured adherence to social distancing

The press facilities of the 2021 World Athletics Under-20 Championships held in Nairobi have been named among the top 10 by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Awards for the year ending. 

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