Kenya's Medal Standings After Faith Kipyegon Broke World Record In 1500 Meters(Table)

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There was outburst on social media after a Kenyan Olympian won a gold medal for Kenya today. Kenyans from all walks of life came out on social media to congratulate Faith Kipyegon for winning Gold in1500m. This has pushed the Kenya medal standings to six. Two gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze. Up to the time of publication of this report, Kenya standard position 29 as shown in the table below.


Even as this happens some members of the political class including senator for nandi county have come out to castigate the government over what they term as low payment. According to the information posted on social media by Senator Kiprotich Cherargei, the government of the Republic of Kenya only gives a sum of 300,000 Kenya shillings for winning a gold medal.

The People's Republic of China continues to lead in the medal Hunt with a total of 79 medals into their cabinet. The United States of America follows closely with a total of 98 medals 17 more than the Chinese but the latter leeds in gold medals. Third on the list is the host country Japan with a total of 51 medals.

Kenya has appeared to be in its worst state having competed with giant in the Olympics of 2008. Kenya came 13th with a total of 16 medals to its cabinet.

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