After a four-day championships at Migori Teachers Training College, Mau region won the title as the games ended Thursday by reaping 255 points and successfully retaining the Kenya national teachers college athletics championships title.
Known for their athletics aptitude, Mau were really unmatched in numerous races. They knew what was expected of them and they delivered with minimal stress.
Nzoia Region were once again forced to play second play as they could not withstand the pressure because their dominance in short races was not withstanding.
However, Mau team manager Musa Ewoi was delighted, saying his athletes achieved their goal.
“We accomplished our mission. Our main objective was to conquer and successfully defend our title and I am glad we achieved our purpose,” Ewoi said.
On the other hand, Nzoia got 247 points in second spot, while Aberdare completed the podium finish with 110 points. Highlands had 101 points, hosts Lake 96, Metropolitan 92 and Coast 10.
However, Nzoia did not go home empty-handed as their women successfully defended their title.
Nzoia claimed victory with 140 points after their sprinters shone in their specialties. They reigned supreme in 100m hurdles when Cynthia Muliro won in a time of 16.91 seconds.
Her Eregi counterpart Violet Barasa was second in 18.26, while Christine Nthenya of Tambach was third in 19.10. They also ruled in 100m, 200m, 4×100m, 4×400m and 800m races.
Mau perpetuated their second spot in women’s category with 124 points, while Metropolitan finished third with 66 points.
Led by their captain Titus Kosgei Mau’s men had 131 points to lift the trophy.
Nzoia were second with 107, while Highlands were third with 63.
Jackson Matelong won men’s 10,000 m in 30:31.28.