Yesterday was a great day for the sport enthusiasts. Kasarani and Kenya witnessed the greatest track racers make history. The Kip Keino classic brought together hundreds of athletes from all over the world. This article compiles all results from the international stadium showing how Kenya dominated almost all categories. Here are the final results of the gold medalists.
(Former picture of Omanyala in Austria)
For the national events which took place earlier: The 400m hurdles men's race started and Nicholas Chirchir finished as the gold medalist after hitting 50:20 seconds. He was closely trailed by Wiseman Were and Peter Kithome in second and third position respectively. The women race in the same category saw Vanice Kembo, Ann Mwangi and Agnes Ngumbi finish first, second and third respectively.
Philemon Kiplimo won the mens 10,000m race by 28:31 minutes.
The normal 400m women's race saw Maureen Thomas won by 54:98 seconds while Mercy Adisa came second. The men's race in this category saw Kipruto Stanley win with 46.17 seconds while Stanley Mutunga came second.
Margaret Kipkemboi won the women's 5000m, with 14:53 minutes. Keter won the gold medal in this category.
The international races were graced with the women 200m race, here Christine Mboma won the gold medal after clicking 22:39 seconds. Americas Fred Kerly won the mens category after clicking 19:75 seconds
Kenyas best athelete Faith Kipyegon won the womens 1500m. The 800m gold medal mens category went to Noah Kibet at 10:44.
The 800m women gold medal went to Mary Moraa, while Vincent Keter won the men's category of 1500m.
Ferdinand Omanyala officially made history by clicking 9:76 seconds a new Kenyan and African record. Though became second after America's Treyman Bromel. Omanyala has been accorded a standing ovation by the president of Kenya in attendance.
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