NANDI COUNTY DOMINATES ATHLETIC GAMES IN KICOSCA 2019
The County government of Nandi confirmed that it is truly the source of Champions in the world of Athletics as Kenya Inter County Sports Association came to an end in Kericho County.
Nandi fielded athletes in the 3000m steeplechase, 100m,5000m, 10000m,4×100m and 110m hurdles races and performed well.
As expected, athletes from Nandi ruled the 3000M steeplechase with Daniel Cheruiyot from Nandi County lead from gun to tape closely followed by Uasin Gishu’s Kelvin Rotich. Nandi then took the third, fourth and fifth positions.
Other categories Nandi performed well included 400m hurdles men where Julius Rotich was first, 4×100 m ladies which the team from Nandi pulled a surprise win as Lillian Chepkasi came second in the 5000m.
In 10000m men Nandi came fourth and fifth, Kenneth Yegon and Gilbert Kipkogei.
Nandi’s exemplary performance enabled them become the second overall best in athletics. This is however a drop compared to last year’s performance in Kisii. The second best in athletics will be proceeding to the East African Sports and Cultural Association EASCA to be held in Kampala Uganda early in December.
The 2019 KICCOSCA games was officially closed by Kericho governor Prof Paul CHEPKWONY who was happy to have hosted the many counties participating and urged the spirit of cohesion and building bridges beyond tribal affiliations