MKU Athletes Come Home to Heroes Welcome

MKU Athletics Champions

runner waiting to receive the baton on a 4 x 400 mm relay.

Mount Kenya University sponsored 4 players to South Africa for the 8th edition of the Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU), following a spectacular win during the universities trial games that were held  in Eldoret on 14th May 2016.

The team scooped 8 medals in total; 1 Gold medal, 2 silvers medals and 5 bronze medals. The team faced steep competition in the 200m and 100M races from the Ghananians whom they had met earlier at the all Africa Senior games in Durban. The University team comprised of sprinters Sylvester Nakeel, Peter Mwai, Mathew Rapando and Charles Wanjiru  was ranked 3rd  in Africa.Late last year they were crowned  KUSA Relay Champions at Bondo.Speaking at their home coming, Dean of Students Mr. Evans Omwango congratulated the team and assured the students of the support from the management.

This article was previously posted on the MKU official site.

Ivy Mang'eli :Ivy Mang'eli is a graduate of Daystar University. She is passionate about youth affairs and social development