• Short Summary

    Seven competitors bettered Olympic qualifying tines during the two-day Kenya National Athletic Championships held in Nairobi during last weekend.

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    Seven competitors bettered Olympic qualifying tines during the two-day Kenya National Athletic Championships held in Nairobi during last weekend. They included Kip Keino, Robert Ouko, Julius Seng and William Koske.

    Koske set anew Kenya record in the mens 400 metres hurdles with a time of 49.8 seconds.

    Kenya's glamour long- distance runner, Kipchoge Keino ran the 1500 metres distance in kenya Amateur Athletic record and open best time of 3 minutes 36.8 seconds. In the 5000 metres Keino broke 14 minutes for the first time at Nairobi's high altitude, clocking 13 minutes 58.4 seconds.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA29SG4DV5LFN09MBE1MXJOKIA
    Media URN:
    VLVAA29SG4DV5LFN09MBE1MXJOKIA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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