Vincent Keter and Etiang Kamar sailed through to the World U20 1500m race finals at the ongoing championships at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani in Nairobi.
Etiang missed out at the Olympic Games when he failed to meet anti-doping rules, but was relieved when he was included in the under 20 team in 1,500m.
Keter who was in heat one won the race with a time of 3:42.35 and was followed by Meleneh Azize from Ethiopia who pulled 3:44.81 to take the second place.
Keter said he is in great shape and looking forward for the finals after the win, after knowing his opponents strength.
“It is high time that we win a medal and that will come from me,” said Keter former student at Chesoen Secondary School in Bomet County