World U20 1500m champion, Reynold Kipkorir has been nominated for the Most Promising Award at the 19th edition of SOYA Gala Award that will be held on January 20, 2023 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).
The 18 year-old who took the World Junior Championships title in Cali when he lead from start to finish and winning the title in a time of 3:35.83, has been nominated alongside the reigning World U20 3000m silver medallist, Felix Kiptarus Korir. The 19 year-old who had finished in third place at the Kenya National trials also holds a personal best of 13:07.99 in 5000m race.
The two will square it out with the 16-year old Andrew Wahome of Nyali Golf and Country Club, Karamveer Singh from Motorsports and David Katana of Judo.
Other award contenders included Joshua Amunga from weightlifting and the Kenyan Captain to the World Boxing Youth Championships, Joshua Clive.