28 Aug '15, 2pm

Will Kenya maintain the medal lead up to the end in Beijing? A view from Kenya, by Justin Lagat

Will Kenya maintain the medal lead up to the end in Beijing? A view from Kenya, by Justin Lagat

Will Kenya maintain the medal lead up to the end in Beijing? by Justin Lagat No medal was added to the top raw of the table of medal standings today (August 27) in Beijing as none of the Kenyan athletes was participating in the finals on day 6 of the world championships. However, a total of nine Kenyan athletes were advancing to the next level in their various events. Five women, one in the 800m and four in the 5000m, advanced to the finals while four men advanced to the semifinals in the 1500m. With six gold medals so far for Kenya, only one is from a defending champion from Moscow; the one won by Ezekiel Kemboi in the men's 3000m steeplechase. Other two gold medals were from two previous Daegu world champions; David Rudisha and Vivian Cheruiyot. Two other gold medals came from two events that Kenyans had never ever won before at the championships, they were won by Julius...

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