Kenya's Athletics team for London Olympics after trials

Jun 23, 2012
  • Pamela Jelimo leads the 800m field during the Kenya Olympic Trials.(Photo:Shutterspeed)

Following the Kenya Olympic trials held on Saturday at Nairobi's Nyayo National Stadium below is the full named by Athletics Kenya.

The men's relay team of 4 by 400m and some selected sprinters will be looking to qualify during the African Athletics Championships in Porto Novo, Benin from June 27-July 1.

The team that has been selected moved to the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani under Head Coach Julius Kirwa where they are expected to stay before departing for London in late July, if National Olympics Committee of Kenya agrees to shelve the pre-planned Bristol camp.

NOCK will launch the olympic camp, Sunday 24.

Both Athletics Kenya and the runners feel the scheduled three-week training in Bristol could affect the team after their intensive and successful high altitude preparations.

Kenya's London Olympic Games squad: Men
800m: David Rudisha, Timothy Kitum, Anthony Chemut
1500m: Silas Kiplagat, Nixon Chepseba, Asbel Kiprop
5000m: Isaiah Kiplangat Koech, Edwin Soi, Thomas Longosiwa
10000m: Wilson Kiprop, Moses Ndiema Masai, Bitan Karoki
3000m steeplechase: Brimin Kipruto, Ezekiel Kemboi, Abel MutaiMarathon: Wilson Kipsang, Abel Kirui, Emmanuel MutaiJavelin: Julius Yego  Women
800m: Pamela Jelimo, Winnie Chebet, Janeth Jepkosgei
1500m: Helen Obiri, Eunice Sum, Faith Chepngetich
5000m: Vivian Cheruiyot, Sally Kipyego, Viola Kibiwott
10000m: Vivian Cheruiyot, Sally Kipyego, Linet Chepkirui3000m steeplechase: Milcah Chemos, Mercy Njoroge, Lydia Rotich 
Marathon: Mary Keitany, Edna Kiplagat, Priscah Jeptoo   

 

Evelyn Watta

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