August 16, 2022


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Coach Kibet confident that deaf athletes will surpass medal tally – DAILY SPORT

Coach Kibet confident that deaf athletes will surpass medal tally – DAILY SPORT

Kenya’s Deaf athletics head mentor Samuel Kibet is confident his prices will surpass final edition’s medal haul at the 24th Summer months Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul, Brazil.

The mentor also claims they are targeting to lower globe documents in the course of the international celebration to be held in the Southern Brazilian City from May 1 to 15.

In the 23rd Summer season Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, in 2017, Kenya received 16 medals 5 gold, 5 silver and six bronze medals.

“We have two main targets listed here. One is to enhance on the effectiveness, and two is to see how quite a few data we can crack. In the very last Deaflympics, we had 16, we are praying this time round to go bigger and get 20 medals,” states the tactician.

The workforce comprising of 28 men and 18 females, has been at residential camp at the Moi Global Sports Centre, Kasarani due to the fact April 4.

“We have picked a potent track and field workforce for the Summertime Deaflympics. The team is all set for the assignment. They have enhanced considering that we began instruction. We want to make sure they keep leading form in advance of their departure to Brazil,” adds Kibet, who has been with the staff since 2013.

He backed Simon Kibai (5,000m, and 10, 000m, Lucas Wandia (3, 000m steeple chase), Daniel Kiptum (marathon) and John Koech (1, 500m) to lessen their records.

Kibet is also optimistic  sprinters will end in just the medal bracket in the course of the 15-day championships.

“Remember old is gold and definitely, we have superior hopes on seasoned athletes mainly because they are main from the entrance. I want to believe the young athletes are pursuing their methods. In accordance to our evaluation in instruction, all of them have generally improved and all of them are all at the identical amount,” claimed the Kibet

 “The 200m junior earth history holder Beryl Wamira is also able of breaking the senior document,” mentioned the coach immediately after a training session at Moi International Sports activities Middle Kasarani.

Wamira, who is in  Crew Kenya alongside one another with her sister Rael and brother David will also be hunting for honours in the women’s 100m.

The women’s captain considering the fact that 2012, Wamira claims even with managing with a nagging hip injuries, she is confident of a podium complete.

“We are prepared especially the women’s team and I know we will do properly. We all have unique aims but we are heading to earn as numerous gold medals as attainable,” explained Wamira.

Kenya will also subject athletes in javelin, hummer and talk about.

The group is scheduled to go away for Brazil afterwards this week. The to start with batch of Kenya Staff athletes comprising the Women of all ages football group arrived in Caxias do Sul on Tuesday night.

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