Forgot Password




Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications

Login using

Email Reset


Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Athletics | Running

© Gallo Images

Kiptoo retains Kenya prisons title

Kenya national cross country silver medalist Timothy Kiptoo easily retained his Prisons title Saturday to qualify for next month's world cross country trials at Nairobi's Uhuru Gardens.

The 29-year-old warden, powered his way through the muddy course to finish by a clear 100 metres from second-placed Frederick Musyoki in a time of 37:18.0.

He said he was excited by the prospect of facing other top runners during the national trials at the same venue on February 16.

"I have now won twice and also finished runner-up once on this course. I should have no trouble winning the nationals and being selected for the world cross country championships," said Kiptoo.

The world cross country championship will be held on March 24 in the Polish city of the city of Bydgoszcz, where Kenyan athletes made a clean sweep of all the individual titles at the 2010 World championships.

The women's race was won by Eunice Kioko in a slow time of 28:31.0. Pauline Kanyeke was second in 28:36.4.


More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Sports Talk

Gary Sobel (Physio)
Comrades training - November 2014
November is all about running a 32 km race! This is the highlight of the year, and will also be...

Reuters on Athletics
Hitting the trail with elite runner Zola Budd
My running partner has generously conceded to my pace and it's not because of the warmth of the...