World 10,000m bronze medalist Rhonex Kipruto clinched the 10,000m title at the 10th edition of the National Police Service Track and Field Championships that were held on Thursday (14) at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.
Kipruto who finished in position nine at the Tokyo Olympics and he is hoping to perform better at the World Athletics Championships and the commonwealth games which will be held in July and August this year.
The 22 year-old, hopes that the team that will be selected will work out as a team to achieve the objective of the country which is to finish on the podium. Charles Kamathi won Kenya her last gold medal over the distance at the 2001 World Championships that were held in Edmonton, Canada.
The 10km world record holder clocked 28:38.7 to take the top honors and he was followed by Joseph Kiptum who crossed the line in 29:00.6 with Edward Bett closing the podium three finishes in 29:01.2.