Samwel Ireri Gathimba on Saturday morning surprised the field to win the Kip Keino classic 20km walk race at Nyayo national stadium in Nairobi.
Gathimba won the race in 1.22.56 ahead of Simon Wachira and Erick Shikuku who came out second and third respectively.
Grace Wanjiru Njue also dominated the women’s 20km walk race, finishing in 1:46:40 ahead of Silvia Kemboi and Naomi Chepkirui respectively.
Below are the top finishers for the men’s and women’s race.
Leading 20km walk men Results;
1. Samuel Gathimba PRISONS 1.22.56
2. Simon Wachira KDF 1:28.14 1
3. Erick Shikuku 1:30.20
Leading 20km walk women Results;
1. Grace Wanjiru Njue KDF 1:46:40
2. Silvia Kemboi KDF 1:48.25
3. Naomi Chepkirui KDF 1:54.24