Athletics: Kenya Tourism Board injects Sh20m to U-18 games

Athletics: Kenya Tourism Board injects Sh20m to U-18 games
CEO Kenya Tourism Board Betty Radier (right) present a dummy cheque worth Shs20Million to Mwangi Muthee of IAAF World U18 Nairobi 2017 championship. He is accompanied by Company Secretary Kenya Tourism Board Allan Njoroge (left) insupport of the upcoming event. June 20, 2017. [[PHOTO: JONAH ONYANGO/STANDARD]

Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has partnered with the IAAF World U18 Championships Local Organizing Committee (LOC) in support of the championships slated for Kasarani Stadium from July 12-16.

The board gave sponsorship of Sh20million to the committee. “The IAAF World U18 Championships will enable Kenya to host over 2,000 athletes from more than 130 countries.

We see this as an opportunity to cast a spotlight on the best that our country can offer. We are eager to seize this moment to prime Kenya as a best sports tourism destination,” said KTB CEO Betty Radier. [Erick Ochieng]

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