Chepkemoi Floors World Beaters to Win Agnes Tirop World Cross Country Tour

Chepkemoi Floors World Beaters to Win Agnes Tirop World Cross Country Tour

Kenya’s national cross country champion Joyce Chepkemoi won the Memorial Agnes Tirop World Cross Country Gold Tour women’s 10km race staged in at Lobo village in Eldoret on Saturday, February 12th, 2022.

Chepkemoi cut the tape in 34:02, two seconds slower than her 34:00 during the national championships.

World 5000m silver medalist Margaret Chelimo came in second, the same position she placed in the national championships.

The women’s race was the marquee event, in honour of fallen athlete Agnes Tirop. Tirop was found dead in her house in Iten on October 13, last year. Chelimo ran 34:09 as Beatrice Chebet closed the podium in 34:22 in the women’s race.

Joyce Chepkemoi on her way to victory

10 KM SENIOR WOMEN

  1. TELE Joyce Chepkemoi (34:02)
  2. CHELIMO Margaret (34:09)         
  3. JEPLETING Nespine (34:22)            
  4. CHEBET Beatrice (34:33) 
  5. CHEPNGENO Viola (34:40)           
  6. RELINE Catherine (34:51) 
  7. CHERONO Faith (34:58)
  8. ROTICH Jackline (35:03)   
  9. NYAGA Carolyne (35:04) 
  10. CHESPOL Celliphine (35:10)

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