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All eyes set on the Commonwealth Games

The Management has ensured all details towards the Games are in place, including Covid-19 management compliance, with PCR tests which started on Wednesday at the Residential Camp in Moi Stadium Kasarani for teams traveling on Friday.

In Summary

• July 17 saw the first team led by the Games’ de Mission, John Ogolla and the Chief Executive Officer, Humphrey Kayange depart to ensure adequate arrangements are made to receive the team when they arrive.

• Some of the matters on the checklist include; Visa, tickets, PRC test and Covid-19 vaccination, anti-doping compliance among others.

Some of Team Kenya's hockey players in action ahead of the Commonwealth Games
Some of Team Kenya's hockey players in action ahead of the Commonwealth Games
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The first batch of Team-Kenya comprising 11 disciplines is set to jet out on Friday for the Commonwealth Games set to start on July 28 to August 8 in Birmingham.

The disciplines include—athletics, boxing, squash, hockey, badminton, cycling, swimming, table tennis, triathlon, lawn bowls, and para-cycling

The advance team led by Games’ de Mission, John Ogolla, and the chief executive officer, Humphrey Kayange departed on Sunday to ensure everything was in place for the team's arrival.

This being the country's 17th participation at the quadrennial Club Games, the athletes are all set for a thrilling 11 days of action that will be streamed live on KBC.

The team management has ensured all details towards the Games are in place, including Covid-19 compliance.

PCR tests started on Wednesday at the Residential Camp in Moi Stadium Kasarani for teams traveling on Friday, according to Nock secretary general Francis Mutuku.

“We are ready for Birmingham and all athletes have traveling documents in place,” Mutuku said. 

He added: “A checklist has been issued to all team managers to ensure they have everything the team requires days before departure. We are happy to report that all is on course. The official Nike Kit will be issued on today.”

Athletes who are currently in Oregon for the World Championships will connect directly to Birmingham during the week.

NOC-K president Paul Tergat
NOC-K president Paul Tergat
Image: FILE
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