04/10/2020   Nairobi (KEN): Samuel Ireri Gathimba and Grace Wanjiru Njue national champions of Kenya




The Kenyan National Walking Championships on the 20km Olympic distance took place on Saturday 3 October 2020 in Nairobi.
20km men
Reigning African champion Samuel Ireri Gathimba (KEN) had no difficulty winning 20km walk in 1:22:56.
African junior champion Dominic Ndingiti (KEN) finished fourth in the men's race
Second place to Simon Wachira (KEN) in 1:28:14
Third place for Eric Shikuku (KEN) in 1:30:20
After the three medals they classified:
- in fourth place Dominic Samson Ndigiti (KEN) in 1:34:50
- in fifth place Nichodemus Masau (KEN) in 1:36:25
This was my first race and after being out of the races for a long time I'm happy with my performance today. It was a good race for me and I know from these results that something good is coming next season" said Ndingiti.
20km women
Victory to Grace Wanjiru Njue (KEN) in 1:46:40
Second place to Silvia Kemboy (KEN) in 1:48:15
Third place to Naomi Chepkirui (KEN) in 1:54:34
Fourth place in Purity Mwende (KEN) in 1:59:49
Fifth place to Grace Thoiti (KEN) in 2:20:31