African 1500m bronze medallist Beatrice Chepkoech showed her prowes at the National Athletics Championships that was held on Saturday (10) at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi.
Chepkoech who improved her time from 4:18.3 that she got at the Kenya Police Athletics Championships took 4:03.2 to win the National Championships title.
She was followed by Judy Kiyeng of 4:04.4 as third place went to Winfred Mbithe who crossed the line in 4:05.3.
The competition today was great because I have competed with 3000m athletes which has made me know my body shape, said Chepkoech.
The World Cross Country Championships gold medalist said she hoped to run under 4:03 but because of the weather conditions it made her not achieve it.
Loice Chemining and Sela Jepleting took the fourth and fifth place with a time of 4:06.3 and 4:10.1
- Beatrice Chepkoech 4:03.2
- Judy Kiyeng 4:04.4
- Winfred Mbithe 4:05.3
- Loice Chemining 4:06.3
- Sela Jepleting 4:10.1