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Samuel Kibathi wins gold for Kenya in Junior U20 Cross Country championships

Samuel Kibathi wins gold for Kenya in Junior U20 Cross Country championships
Samuel Kibathi wins the 2024 World Men U20 Cross Country title on Saturday 30, 2024 in Belgrade, Serbia. Photo: World Athletics

Africa U20 10,000m bronze medallist, Samuel Kibatha gifted Kenya the second gold medal when he won the 8km U20 Junior Men’s Cross Country championships on Saturday (30) in Belgrade, Serbia.

The 19 year-old who is also the double National Cross Country U20 champion, took the honors in 22:40.

Kibathi was followed in second by Ethiopia’s Megebu Sime in 22:41 with his compatriot Mathew Kipkoech Kipruto sealing the podium three finishes in 22:46

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  • John Vaselyne

    John Vaselyne is the founder of Athletics News. Africa’s only Independent Athletics News website. He has covered World U18 and U20 Championships, World Cross Country Championships, Four Continental Tour Gold Series, Wanda Diamond League. He has passion for the Sport and has over seven years experience in this area of sport. He is also the Leading Athletics Pundit in the Country, having been hosted in ALL leading TV stations in Kenya

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