Athletics is one the sports that Kenya is best known for in the international competition. It is among the most paying sports whereby an athlete greatly benefits from millions of money from their Sponsors. The major counties producing world class athletes include Uasin Gishu, Elgeiyo-marakwet and Nandi County in Rift Valley.
Photo/Courtesy Peres Jepchirchir recounts how she lost her mother while she was young. She revealed that her mother died when she was at age of 2. His father had three wives and his mother was the second wife. She said that her family had 24 children so that is why she decided to work hard because of the little resources at home.
The London Marathon has finally came to an end after a Kenyan athlete Jepkosgei emerged the winner in the whole competition. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the Kenyan athlete Jepkosgei won the competition after completing the race in two hours seventeen minutes and some seconds.
The organizers of the 2021 Virgin Monday London Marathon released the elite field runners some two days ago for this year’s race which will be held Sunday, October 3rd. Reigning champions Brigid Kosgei (KEN) and Shura Kitata (ETH) will return to defend their titles at the 2021 Virgin Monday London Marathon on Sunday 3 October.
Peres Chepchirchir won the women marathon in Tokyo 2020 Olympics adding a third gold to Kenya's medal haul after closing clocking 2:27.20. Brigid Kosgei who showed teamwork with Peres came in second adding silver to Kenya's medal ware. In between the race Chepchirchir asked for to bottles of water and gave one to Kosgei in an irresistible show of teamwork.
Subscribe Athletics Kenya's Brigid Kosgei won the women's race of the 2020 London Marathon in central London on October 4, 2020. This year's London marathon, an elite-athlete only event, takes place in a "secure biosphere" on a enclosed, looped course, in St James's Park, due to coronavirus restrictions.
Kenya seems to have saved her best performances in the Tokyo Olympics for last. In the women’s marathon, Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kosgei exhibited superb Kenyan spirit and coordination to clinch gold and silver in a race where they were heavy favourites. Unfortunately, Ruth Chepngetich did not finish the race.Another gold, another silver medal for team Kenya.
Today evening Timothy Cheruiyot has won a silver medal for team Kenya in 1500m men's final after finishing behind Jacob Ingebrigtsen of Norway. Photo courtesy Also today morning at around 6.00am Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid kosgei have won another gold and silver Medals respectively for team Kenya. Jepchirchir won the marathon in 2:27:20 16 seconds a head of Brigid kosgei and Molly sedal of USA.￼￼
Tokyo Olympic silver medallist, Brigid Kosgei will attempt to win her third successive women’s title at the London Marathon that will be held on Sunday (3) in the Streets of London. The 27-year-old, who is recovering from the heat and humidity of Sapporo in Japan in early August, is likely to face considerably cooler and damper conditions in the British capital.
Yesterday on 6 August 2021 Friday, Faith Kipyegon won a gold medal for Kenya in 1500m Women. Photo courtesy Today morning at around 6.00am Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid kosgei have won another gold and silver Medals respectively for team Kenya. Jepchirchir won the marathon in 2:27:20 16 seconds a head of Brigid kosgei and Molly sedal of USA.￼￼
After team Kenya clinching Four golds, Four silvers and two bronze in the recently completed Olympics games which were hosted in Tokyo, President Kenyatta has decided to a award the Participants. Kenyatta will award Kshs1 million to the gold medalists, Kshs 750,000 to those who won silver and Kshs 500,000 for the Bronze medalists.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics games ceremony has kicked off after 19 days of series of sports from different countries across the world. The games were officially launched on 23rd of July 2021. The closing ceremony commenced after Japan's flag was raised to a point of 68000 feet. The ceremonies will end on Sunday 8th 2021.
Peres Jepchirchir of Team Kenya celebrates after winning the gold medal in women's marathon. She led a Kenyan ahead of the world record holder, Brigid Kosgei. Peres finished the race in 2 hours, 27 minutes, and 20 seconds. This is her best time in season.
While most Kenyans were asleep two-time world half marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir added another medal to her impressive career. Jepchirchir beat world record holder Brigid Kosgei in the closing stages to win in two hours 27 minutes 20 seconds. The World Half Marathon champion staged a stunning performance to lead her compatriot Brigid Kosgei to a 1-2 sweep of the gold and silver in a Kenyan show of might in the road races.
Peres Jepchirchir win Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir won the Olympic women's marathon in Sapporo on Saturday, overcoming compatriot Brigid Kosgei in the last minutes to capture Kenya's second consecutive gold medal. In the final stages, Jepchirchir defeated world record holder Brigid Kosgei to win in two hours, 27 minutes, and 20 seconds.
Kenyan female marathon runner, Peres Jepchirchir braved high temperatures in the streets of Sapporo in Japan in the Tokyo Olympics where she emerged the gold medal winner with a remarkable time of 2 Hours and 27 Minutes. Photos/Courtesy The high temperatures made many athletes to reduce their speed and in the worst cases crash out of the competition.
As the Olympics have come to an end today,Kenya stole the limelight again. The greatest marathoner of all time won the 42 km marathon defending his Olympic title successfully.In total Kenya bagged a total of 4 gold medals,4silver and 2 Bronze. During the closing ceremony,the medal presentation for both the men's and women's marathon took place.This was a moment of honour for Kenya as we scooped 1&2 in the women's marathon and gold in the mens.International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach presided over the presentation showing great honour to Kenya.
The bride of Kenya and its dorminant in athletics was once again felt after the country's national anthem dominated the Olympics stadium on Sunday afternoon during the closing ceremony. The first to take to the stage toreceive their medals were women's marathon winners led by Kenya's golden girl Peres Jepchirchir and her counterpart who took silver, Brigid Kosgei.
Pictured above is Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya celebrating after winning gold holding a flag of Kenya in the 2020 Olympics. Kenya has won another gold and silver in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics going on in Japan. This is after Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir who was a gold medalist in the IAAF world half marathon championships in 2016 and again a gold medalist in the 2020 event finished first at 2.27.20 followed by her Kenyan counterpart Brigid Kosgei who finished second at 2.27.36.
Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kosgei wins gold and silver respectively in women Tokyo marathon. Chepchirchir beat world record holder taking two hours 27 minutes and 20 seconds.Seidel becomes the third American to medal in the event, after gold medal winner Joan Benoit in 1984. "When I was there I said, wow, I'm going to make it.