“Furthermore there is a lot of time, enough at least to recover,” he said.
Athletes doubling in African Championships and Olympics include Faith Chepng’etich and Eunice Sum (1500m), Julius Yego in javelin, Mercy Njoroge 3000m steeplechase and Timothy Kitum in 800m.
Kirwa said full training programme for athletics will be unveiled after President Kibaki officially commissions the Olympics team at State House tomorrow.
“We’re waiting for all athletes to report to camp before we start our training programme,” the veteran coach said, Monday.
Meanwhile, as Olympians settle down to business at Moi International Sports Center Kasarani, more Kenyans are still on the qualification circuit chasing elusive ticket to London.
Margaret Indakala/Dorcas Ndasaba and Edna Rotich/Eunice Maiyo leave the country today to embark on campaign to qualify for 2012 Olympic Games when they take part in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Cup in Russia on June 28 to July 1.
Federation of International Volleyball said the eventual winners and runners-up of the World Cup, which will be contested between the silver and bronze medalists from the five Beach Volleyball Continental Cups, qualify for London.