Starting this July 23rd to Aug, 8th make a date with Kenya’s finest sportsmen men and women at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Kenyan Athletes will participate in the Olympics, Boxing, Rugby Sevens, Taekwondo & Volleyball.
High profile Kenyan names at Tokyo Olympics 2021
Some of the high profile Kenyan names Include; Marathon World record holder Eliud Kipchoge, and world top athletes including Vivian Cheruiyot, Hellen Obiri, Julius Yego and Faith Kipyegon.
The upcoming international multi-sport event, as always is one of the most talked-about occasions with colorful festive-filled opening ceremonies leading to historic, world record-setting performances.
Even though this year’s preparations have been marred by setbacks, team Kenya has been getting ready, with Eliud Kipchoge posting on his Twitter feed “The Road to Tokyo” as he continues to prepare.
Here is a look at some memorable records set by Kenyan Athletes
In the 2012 London Olympics, David Rudisha set an 800m world record with this his beautiful running style, making it seem effortless.
In 2018; Eliud Kipchoge, the impossible is nothing ambassador set a World Record in the Berlin marathon.
Conseslus Kipruto set an Olympic record in men’s 3000m steeplechase in Rio 2016.
And Tegla Loroupe; a road running pioneer, a giant in long-distance marathons also had a momentous win setting a world marathon record in Rotterdam, breaking a 13-year-old world record with a time of 2:20:47.