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Teresia Gateri named Most Promising Female Athlete at SOYA Awards

World U20 3000m champion Teresia Muthoni Gateri was named the Most Promising Female Athlete during the 18th edition of the Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) that was held on Tuesday night (25) at the Bukhungu stadium in Kakamega County.

The 20 years-old won the 3,000m title during the World U20 championships that were held at the Kasarani stadium.

The Japanese based athlete edged out fellow nominees like tennis player Selline Ahoya, fellow world U20 3000m steeplechase bronze medalist Purity Chepkirui, world U20 3000m steeplechase champion Jackline Chepkoech and Trans Nzoia Falcons striker Violet Nanjala.