Kenya`s Kiprop, Masai pull out of Commonwealth Games

Nairobi: Kenya`s Olympic 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop and women`s world 10,000 champion Linet Masai have pulled out of next month`s Commonwealth Games, officials said.

Gideon Gathimba, the 2008 African Games silver medallist, will replace Kiprop who has an Achilles injury.

Men`s 800 metres world record holder David Rudisha and African men`s 5,000 champion Edwin Soi have already pulled put of the Commonwealth Games in India suffering from exhaustion.

Bureau Report

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