Athletes from Uganda and Tanzania met competitors from kenya in a triangular match at Nairobi's Langata Armed Forces Stadium on Saturday (1 December).
GV Men's 100 Metres sprint winner kwimba (Tanzania)
GV Women's 100 metres sprint winner Easter Makayo crosses line and falls
SV PAN Kikkurgat of kenya leading in 1500 Metres
LV Runners enter last straight and cross line Kipkurgat wins
CU Kenyan flag
LV Runners enter straight in 200 Metres men's sprint winner Kwimba Tanzania
SV PAN Runners in 3000 Metres Steeplechase
SV PAN Amos Biwott (Kenya) wins race
SV Starter fires gun 800 Metres Women
SV PAN Runners around track
SV PAN Chelima (Kenya) wins 800 metres
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Background: Athletes from Uganda and Tanzania met competitors from kenya in a triangular match at Nairobi's Langata Armed Forces Stadium on Saturday (1 December).
The match was intended to replace the East and Central Africa Athletics championships in Addis Ababa, which were cancelled because of the Ethiopian drought situation. Malawi, which was invited to compete, pulled but at the last minute.
Kenya, who have dominated athletics in East Africa for many years, were strongly represented. Tanzania fielded 44 competitors, including eight who have so far managed to qualify for the Commonwealth Games. The Tanzanians used Saturday's match to select more qualifiers for their team at the forthcoming Christchurch Commonwealth Games.
Uganda sent 28 athletes to Nairobi, but the 400 metres hurdles world record-holder John Akii-Bua could not make the trip because of work commitments.
In the Men's 100 metres sprint, Kwimba of Tanzania clocked a winning 10.5 seconds, with Chinota of Tanzania second and Mutuwga of kenya third.
In the main women's event, the 800 metres, Chelimo of kenya won in 2 mins. 9.4 seconds.