Athletics: Nyambai wins in Kisumu race

By Washignton Onyango: Monday, January 20th 2020 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Athletics

Godwin Nyambai and Ziporah Nyamusi are the 2020 Kisumu county cross country champions.

Nyambai from Kisumu clocked 35 minutes and five seconds on a tough course under hot and humid Kisumu conditions to win the men’s 10km race held at Kisumu National Polytechnic.

Clarkson Otieno from Muhoroni was second (35:06.02) while Paul Chacha from Kisumu finished third in 39:40.68.

 James Mitema, Philip Odeny and Francis Khasira finished fourth, fifth and sixth respectively.

Speaking after the win, Nyambai attributed his victory to hard work and determination to win the regionals.

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 "I came thinking of the regionals games and therefore I had to win today. Though being forced to run late and at high temperature due to unavoidable circumstances, I am glad I was able to win," he said.

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