The second and third legs of the Athletics Kenya Observe and Subject Conferences have all been moved to the Nyayo Nationwide Stadium, Nairobi.
The second leg was to be staged on March 12 to 13 on the Kinoru Stadium, Embu with the third leg heading to Mumias Complicated April 2 and three.
Athletics Kenya (AK) director in command of competitions, Paul Mutwii, disclosed that the dates for the 2 occasions nonetheless stay the identical.
“We’ve realised that we will face logistical challenges having these occasions outdoors Nairobi,” mentioned Mutwii, who can also be the AK senior vice chairman.
“You might be conscious we had been compelled to maneuver the venue from Nyanza and Nairobi.”
The venue for the opening leg was moved from Bondo College to Maseno College earlier than AK Nairobi Area stepped in to host after Nyanza area did not have the venues prepared.
“We need to use digital timing techniques in order to present our athletes the chance to qualify for the Olympics,” defined Mutwii.
The Nairobi occasion marked the countdown to the twenty second Africa Senior Athletics Championships due June 1 to five in Algiers, Algeria and Tokyo Olympic Video games scheduled from July 23 to August 8.
The third and closing leg will pave approach for the continental championships trials on April 16 to 17 on the Nyayo Nationwide stadium.
Kenya topped the standings on the 2018 Africa Senior Championships held in Asaba, Nigeria with 19 medals; 11 gold, six silver and two bronze.
“The occasions can be essential particularly for our sprinters and subject occasion athletes, who’re craving to qualify for Tokyo Summer time Olympics,” mentioned Mutwii.
To date 46 athletes have attained the Tokyo Olympics qualifying occasions together with 400m sprinters nationwide report holder Hellen Syombua and nationwide 400m champion Mary Moraa.
Race walkers Samuel Gathimba and Emily Ngii have additionally certified for the Tokyo Summer time Video games.