Team Kenya aces depart on golden charge
31 July 2012, 09:25
Nairobi - “Everyone has trained well, the coaches have
done their part and we are happy since we did not have any problem this
time, no injuries, the spirit is high and we have a lot of hope we are
going to break the Beijing record in terms of medal tally.”
That is the statement of intent the world record holder, world
champion and Team Kenya captain, David Lekuta Rudisha sent out to rivals
as he led the charged bulk of the distance running squad to board their
flight for London Olympics on Monday night.
The decorated collection of Olympics, world, Commonwealth and African
medallists departed with the surging weight of expectation on their
shoulders as the chief architects of Olympics glory the country so
craves as they left Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for
their Kenya Airways flight to London’s Heathrow.
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