Kenya won its first ever Africa 4x100m relay medal as the Kenyan quartet settled for bronze at the Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, Nigeria on Friday.
The quartet of Eunice Kadogo, Millicent Ndoro, Joan Cherono and Freshia Mwangi held on for the last podium finish place relay in 45.58 seconds.
Five times Africa gold medalist Blessing Okagbare led Nigeria for the gold medal in 43.77 as Cote d’Ivoire settled for silver in 43.77.
Team Nigeria consisting of Joy Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusan and Rosemary Chukwuma got the home crowd cheering to their highest decibes as they brought home the coveted gold.
Kenya’s men’s 4x100m relay team of Peter Mwai, Mike Mokamba, Alphas Kishoyan and Mark Otieno finished fifth to go home empty handed.