Frankline Ngelel from kenya Defence Force took the 5000m title at the National Athletics Championships that was held on Saturday (10) at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi.
Ngelel took 13:36.6 to beat off a strong field that included seasoned athletes the likes of Vincent Yator who was placed third behind Geofrey Koech of 13:36.7 with Yator coming in with 13:36.8.
“i was confident today because i put God ahead of me and he made possibe for me to run well and win the race,” Ngelel said.
The fourth and fifth went to Nicholas Kipkorir and Moses Koech of 13:38.5 and 13:40.6 respectively.
- Frankline Ngelel 13:36.6
- Geofrey Koech 13:36.7
- Vincent Yator 13:36.8
- Nicholas Kipkorir 13:38.5
- Moses Koech 13:40.6