NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
World women’s 5000m champion,
Hellen Onsando Obiri will lead the seven-strong Kenyan
team for the 2018 World Indoor Championships in
will leave the country on Feb. 27 for the biannual
closed circuit global showpiece with Obiri seeking for
her second Indoor title after winning 3000m gold at the
2012 edition in Istanbul, Turkey.
worlds women’s 3000m steeplechase fourth finisher,
Beatrice Chepkoech, who has been in sensational form in
the IAAF Winter Indoor Series, was also included in the
team announced by Athletics Kenya in Nairobi.
women’s 800m bronze winner, Margaret Nyairera is also in
the squad having won the third medal at the previous
edition in Portland.
two medals in Portland with Augustine Kiprono Choge, who
took the bronze in the men’s 3000m the only other podium
performance besides Nyairera.