KENYA ATHLETES SCOOP TOP PLACES IN WASHINGTON, D.C CHERRY BLOSSOM TEN MILE RUN

 

On behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Washington D.C. and all Kenyans in the US, I have the honor to

 

In a sterling performance Allan Kiprono set a new course record this morning, finishing the race in 45:15. Lani Kiplagat and John Korir came in 2nd and 3rd with times of 46:28 and 47:33 respectively.Julliah Tinega who is defending her title, romped to the finish line in 54:02 leaving her competitors far behind to win the womens event.Kenya's Ambassador to the U.S, Amb. Elkanah Odembo accompanied by members of staff were on hand to cheer and receive the victorious athletes at the finish line amid a sea of Kenyan flags and trademark ululations.

 

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