Nairobi — World Champions Hellen Obiri and Timothy Cheruiyot will spearhead Kenya’s workforce that may do responsibility on the Africa Cross Nation Championship slated for March 7 in Lome, Togo.
The race was postponed from final 12 months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, forcing many nations to return to the drafting board.
Obiri and Cheruiyot will compete within the Common Relay and they are going to be joined by Abel Kipsang, Jarinter Mawia, Lydia Jeruto and Newton Kipkirui.
Within the Senior males’s 10km workforce, it will likely be led by World Half Marathon document holder, Kandie Kibiwott who can be joined by Rogers Kwemoi, who gained the Nationwide Championships, Edwin Bett, Nicholas Kimeli, Phenus Kipleting and Daniel Mateiko.
The ladies’s Senior 10km workforce, can be headlined by World Marathon champion Ruth Chepng’etich, 2015 Steeplechase World Champion Hyvin Kiyeng, Sheila Chelangat, Daisy Cherotich, Ruth, Agnes Chebet and Everlyne Chichir.
Kenya dominated the final championship in 2018 held in Algeria the place Alfred Barkach gained the lads’s senior title, Celiphine Chepsol took the ladies’s senior title and dominated each the lads’s and ladies’s workforce. Kenya solely misplaced the Blended Relay that was taken by rivals Ethiopia.
Senior males’s 10km: Rogers Kwemoi (Central Rift), Kibiwott Kandie (KDF), Edwin Bett (South Rift), Nicholas Kimeli (Central Rift),Phenus Kipleting (Particular person), Daniel Mateiko (particular person)
Senior ladies’s 10km: Sheila Chelangat (Police), Daisy Cherotich ( Central Rift),Ruth Chepngétich, Agnes Chebet (Central Rift), Everlyne Chichir (Nyanza North), Hyvin Kiyeng (Police)
Males’s Beneath-20 8km: Gideon Rono (Central Rift), Benson Kiplangat (Coast), Emmanuel Maru (Particular person) Fredrick Domongole (North Rift), Reuben Mosin (North Jap), Etiang Kamar (North Jap),
Girls’s Beneath-20 6km: Purity Chepkirui (South Rift), Jackline Jepkoech (Central Rift), Feliciana Kanda (North Rift), Grace Loibach (Western), Esther Wambiu (Central), Zena Jeptoo (Central Rift)
Boys’ Beneath-18 6km: Ismael Kirui (Central Rift), Lobeki Erigon (Central), Charles Rotich (North Rift), Matthew Kipkoech (South Rift), Dennis Kipkirui (Nairobi), Timothy Kiptoo (Western)
Women’ Beneath-18 5km: -Mercy Chepkemoi (South Rift), Marion Jepngétich (Central Rift), Jane Ghati (Nyanza South ), Iscar Chelangat (South Rift), Judy Kemunto (South Rift), Sheila Chepkirui (South Rift)
Common Relay: Abel Kipsang, Timothy Cheruiyot, Jarinter Mawia, Lydia Jeruto, Newton Kipkirui, Hellen Obiri
Answath Maragara (Crew supervisor), James Ole Seuri (assistant workforce supervisor), Ruth Keter (Chaperone), Georgina Nyambura (assistant chaperone), Francis Kamau (MFae) head coach, Patrick Ivuti (assistant head coach), Isaac Kirwa (Assistant head coach).