Category: Olympics

Julius Yego makes history 

Julius Yego has become the first ever Kenyan to win an Olympic medal in Javelin after throwing a Season Best of 88.24 to win the Silver Medal at the Rio Olympics. it was a night of mixed emotions for Yego, who in the first round...

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Kemboi Disqualified

Reports from Rio indicate that Kenyan bronze medallist in the 3000m steeplechase, Ezekiel Kemboi, has been disqualified and stripped of his medal after running off the track during his race. According to an official report in...

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Rudisha Defends 800m Gold

David Rudisha became the first man in over half a century to successfully defend his 800m Olympic gold medal, running in 1:42.16 to beat a strong field of challengers. In one of the quickest 800m races in recent history, he...

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Sumgong Wins First Gold 

Jemima Sumgong, 31, is Kenya’s first Olympic Golf medalist at the Rio Olympics 2016. Crossing the line at 2:24:04, the London Marathon winner beat Kenyan born Bahraini Eunice Kirwa to Silver and Mare Dibaba to Bronze. In...

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Silver for Paul Tanui

Paul Kipngetich Tanui became Kenya’s first male Olympic medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics when he produced a stellar performance to win silver in the event. The 25 year-old from Nakuru was in the leading pack for most of...

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