Nakuru County deputy governor led other leaders to receive athletes who made the county and country proud during the recent World Under-20 Athletics championships.He said they are proud that out of the 8 golds Kenya got 3 were wo by athletes from Nakuru county.
Dr.Erick Korir said the contribution of the young athletes to Kenya's madal tally where the country emerged tops among 138 nations is testimony of the dominance in athletes.He said they awarded the athletes a token and awarded them certificates of appreciation for their sterling performance during the championship.
He said they will continue to support the athletes to enable them fully exploit their potential.Dr.Erick said currently Afraha stadium is undergoing upgrading to international standards at a cost of 800million.He said once the stadium is complete they will be able to host major sporting events and afford them international exposure.He was joined by secretary Mr Benjamin Njoroge,CECM Dr.Peter Ketyenya,Kuresoi South MP Joseph Tonui and youth director Josphat Kimemia.
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