May 26, 2011
On Sunday, May 22, 2011, APU students NJERI Esther Wanjiku (APS3, Kenya) and MIYAMOTO Takeshi (APM4, Japan) placed first in the women’s 5000 meters and men’s 1500 meters respectively at the “Kyushu Students’ Athletics Competition” held at the KKWING Kumamoto Prefectural Athletic Track & Field Grounds.
APU students NJUNGE Catherine W. (APS4, Kenya) and KARIUKI Jacinta Wangui (APS2, Kenya) also posted some great results placing 2nd and 4th respectively in the women’s 10000 meters.
Let’s look forward to more great results from the APU Women’s Athletics Team and MIYAMOTO Takeshi.
Major achievements by APU runners
Men’s 1500 meters
1st place MIYAMOTO Takeshi, 3:55:53
Women’s 5000 meters
1st place NJERI Esther Wanjiku 16:40:78
Women’s 10000 meters
2nd place NJUNGE Catherine W 35:14:18
4th place KARIUKI Jacinta Wangui 35:32:97