9 runners to represent Kenya at the World Indoors

9 runners to represent Kenya at the World Indoors

Provided by IAAF


A squad of nine runners will represent Kenya at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, Istanbul, Turkey, 9-11 March 2012.



The middle distance running team is led by 2008 Olympic 800m champion Pamela Jelimo who was second in 1:59:10 at the IAAF Permit Meeting in Lievin, France on 14 February, her first sub 2:00 performance in two and half years, and a national indoor record.



Kenyan squad (2012 indoor season bests in brackets)



Women



800m


Pamela Jelimo - 1:59.10



1500m


Hellen Onsando Obiri - 4:06.25



3000m


Sylvia Jebiwot Kibet - 8:43.54



Men



800m


Boaz Kiplagat Lalang - 1:45.75


Timothy Kitum - 1:45.96



1500m


Silas Kiplagat - 3:35.26


Bethwel Birgen - 3:34.65



3000m


Augustine Kiprono Choge - 7:29.94


Edwin Cheruiyot Soi - 7:29.94


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