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Kenya's Hunt For 1st Medal Continues After Men See Dust In The 10,000m Race

Kenya's pursuit for the first medal in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 continues after men athletics team saw dust in the 10,000m race.

As Ethiopia's Salomon Barega emerged the first, Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo of Uganda came second and third respectively, there was no hope for Kenya.

Kenya's best candidate came 7th and 9th, Kwemoi and Kipruto, in the field that has long been the country's stronghold in the athletics.

Feeling Good! Ethiopia's Salomon Barega after winning Gold medal in 10,000m men's race.

The results of the 10,000m race have left Kenyans on social media talking about the current Athletics board.

Kenyans have started pointing fingers on the board for poor management, corruption claims and selecting unideal candidates to represent Kenya.

Some who watched the race are saying that the runners from Kenya showed no sign of going for the medals and made them demoralized.

Some are happy that the second and third candidate who are Kenyans won big for Uganda and it should be a lesson to the management.

Kenyans are arguing that more athletes could ditch Kenya for other countries with good management and appreciation.

What is you take on team Kenya not having even one medal?

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Ethiopia Jacob Kiplimo Joshua Cheptegei Kenya Uganda


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