Sport in Mombasa: 2007 Iaaf World Cross Country Championships, Bermudian Cricket Team in Kenya in 2006-07 Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157288206

Published: May 29th 2010

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34 pages


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Sport in Mombasa: 2007 Iaaf World Cross Country Championships, Bermudian Cricket Team in Kenya in 2006-07  by  Books LLC

Sport in Mombasa: 2007 Iaaf World Cross Country Championships, Bermudian Cricket Team in Kenya in 2006-07 by Books LLC
May 29th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 34 pages | ISBN: 9781157288206 | 4.41 Mb

Chapters: 2007 Iaaf World Cross Country Championships, Bermudian Cricket Team in Kenya in 2006-07, Associates Triangular Series in Kenya in 2006-07, Mombasa Sports Club, Bandari F.c., Coast Stars, Coast Gymkhana, Jaffery Sports Club Mombasa. Source:MoreChapters: 2007 Iaaf World Cross Country Championships, Bermudian Cricket Team in Kenya in 2006-07, Associates Triangular Series in Kenya in 2006-07, Mombasa Sports Club, Bandari F.c., Coast Stars, Coast Gymkhana, Jaffery Sports Club Mombasa.

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 33. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The 35th IAAF World Cross Country Championships were held in Mombasa, Kenya on 24 March, 2007. Four races took place, one for men, women, junior men and junior women respectively. All races encompassed both individual and team competition. The short race for men and women that was run between 1998 and 2006 was scrapped and the World Cross Country Championships went back to one-day format.

When Athletics Kenya (AK, the national governing body of Athletics) applied for the event, it used the slogan Cross Country Comes Home, referring to Kenyan and East African traditional dominance at the event. Nevertheless, no formidable Kenyan runners are known to come from Kenyan Coast Province. Instead, successful Kenyan runners typically represent Kalenjin tribes who reside in western Kenya, approximately 700-800 kilometres from Mombasa. AK chose Mombasa as a venue due to better infrastructure (such as hotels) compared to other cities.

The 2007 World Cross Country Championships is one of the biggest international athletics event held in Kenya since the 1987 All-Africa Games, held 20 years ago in Nairobi. Another event held in Kenya was the 2003 Cricket World Cup. Other applicants for the event were Miami in the United States and Madrid in Spain, both withdrew their candidature before final vote . The World Cross Country Championships have been held in Africa three times before.

In 1975 and 1998 it was held in Morocco, the 1996 event took place in South Africa. There was also an IAAF Co...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=983246



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