August 9, 2022


healthy part of faith

team Kenya out to shatter records in Brazil – DAILY SPORT

team Kenya out to shatter records in Brazil – DAILY SPORT

Unstoppable Group Kenya can only dream of putting gold and shattering documents in the 24th Summer Deaflympics in Caxias Do Sul, Brazil on Might 1-15.

The squad camping at the Moi Global Sports Middle Kasarani in Nairobi is currently buoyant for this mission in advance of their departure for the game titles following week.

The contingent of 136 players is optimistic to stage a mighty exhibit in the world showpiece heading by their level of fitness at the camp.

Kenya Deaflympics Secretary General, Bernard Banja states it’s only ‘Forward At any time, Backward Never’ for the higher-spirited athletes.

“We have never ever unsuccessful in our mission, we have hardly ever dissatisfied the nation prior to. I believe we will conduct considerably in Brazil. I can guarantee we will do better and return with more medals than in our prior outings,” Banja underscored.

Banja’s sentiments have been echoed by Lilian Adhiambo, the Team Supervisor for athletics at the camp, who reiterated their mission in Brazil is to lower the men’s 10,000m and women’s 200m data that have been held by double Deaflympics winner Simon Cherono Kibai and Beryl Atieno Wamira respectively given that 2013.

The place will also look for to reduced the men’s steeplechase history held by Workforce Kenya captain Lucas Wandia given that 2017.

The nation will also defend the men’s marathon, men’s 5000m and the men’s 1500m races.

-Staff Kenya CEO upbeat-

Sylvia Kamau, the Team Kenya Main Executive Officer, stated the gamers are incredibly lively at the camp.

She mentioned the athletes are passionate about the various disciplines they are upping instruction for at Kasarani.

“The gamers have been fully funded by the state. All the instruction facilities at the stadium have been availed to them. The authorities is also catering for their lodging, allowances, education gear amid other necessities,” Kamau underlined.

Kamau reported the 1st batch of the contingent is scheduled to depart to Brazil April 21 (on Thursday future week) though the 2nd lot will go away the country on Saturday (April 23)

“The early departures indicates the gamers will have 6-8 days to acclimatise to the winter season weather at this time in Brazil,” she claimed.

-Badminton problem-

At the same time, Miriam Opondo, the Crew Kenya Main Liason Officer, has also occur ahead to obvious the air on why the badminton workforce will overlook the level of competition in Brazil.

“The badminton team never took aspect in the Environment Championships or the African Championships which have been qualifiers for the Deaflympics,” Opondo said.

“We have urged them to carry on training challenging ahead of the 2023 Earth Championships so they can e book a berth for the 2025 Deaflympics,” she stated.

Opondo explained the Kenya Sports activities Federation of the Deaf (KSFD) introduced Globe Deaf Online games governing entire body, the Intercontinental Committee of Athletics for the Deaf (ICSD), with movie clips of the Kenya badminton crew in teaching and in motion to seem for a slot for the nation in the Deaflympics unfortunately the ask for was turned down as ICSD explained Kenya’s conventional in the self-discipline is continue to very small.

The KSFD President Peter Kalae and Staff Kenya Main De Mission, Tom Okiki are all hopeful that the travelling contingent will increase the country’s flag large in Brazil.

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