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  • Wansiru of Kenya Smashes Olympic Record | Video

    Wansiru of Kenya Smashes Olympic Record

    Samuel Kamau Wansiru becomes the first Kenyan to win the marathon and sets an Olympic record with a time of 2:06:32. Africans continue their dominance in the marathon with Eritrea, Kenya, Morocco and Ethiopia represented at the the front of the pack. Wansiru pulls ahead in the final few kilometres to claim the ultimate long distance prize. Athletics Marathon Men - Olympic Record (2:06:32) - Beijing 2008 - Samuel Kamau Wanjiru (KEN), Jaouad Gharib (MAR), Tsegay Kebede (ETH)
  • Kipruto Continues Kenyan Dominance | Video

    Kipruto Continues Kenyan Dominance

    Brimin Kiprop Kipruto leads Kenya to its seventh straight Olympic title in the men's 3000m steeplechase. The Kenyans set the pace early. Kipruto emerges over the final turn and has a brilliant sprint down the stretch to see the tightly packed group of medalists to the finish line. Athletics 3000m Steeplechase Men Final - Beijing 2008 - Brimin Kiprop Kipruto (KEN), Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad (FRA), Richard Kipkemboi Mateelong (KEN)
  • Kenyan Keino is the King of the 1500m | Video

    Kenyan Keino is the King of the 1500m

    Kipchoge Keino of Kenya runs to an Olympic record of 3:34.91s in the rarefied Mexico City air. The favourite coming into the race is Jim Ryun, but the thin air and strong pace set by Keino's fellow Kenyan Ben Jipcho puts Keino into a formidable lead. Ryun takes the silver in 3:37.89, 25 metres back. Athletics 1500m Men Final - Olympic Record (3:34.91) - Mexico 1968 - Kipchoge Keino (KEN), Jim Ryun (USA), Bodo Tummler (FRG)
  • Kenya's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Kenya's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Runner Grace Momanyi leads Kenya's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Kenya athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Kenya - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Wilfred Bungei Tops Podium For Kenya | Video

    Wilfred Bungei Tops Podium For Kenya

    Wilfred Bungei of Kenya leads the pack to the finish in the 800m final. No strong pace setter emerges over the first lap, so the group stays together until the final turn. Bunei uses his unorthodox style to advantage and staves off the late surge of Sudanese runner Ismail. Kenya shares the medals podium with Sudan. Athletics 800m Men Final - Beijing 2008 - Wilfred Bungei (KEN), Ismail Ahmed Ismail (SUD), Alfred Kirwa Yego (KEN)
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