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Two APU claim first place at Kyushu Students’ Athletics Competition


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

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