Opening ceremony ISF WSC XC 2024

ISF World School Cross Country Championship Held in Kenya

May 12, Nairobi, Kenya - The ISF World School Cross Country Championship - Kenya 2024 officially commenced with 481 participants representing 21 delegations from 5 continents. Kenyan President William Ruto attended the event, witnessing the competition and presenting awards to the winning athletes.

This marks the first time the ISF Cross Country Championship is held in Africa and features competitions across three age groups: U18, U15, and U12, within a single championship. The opening ceremony took place on the evening of May 11th at the renowned Bomas.

On the morning of May 12th, athletes from various countries gathered at Kenya's famed Nrong Racecourse, competing across 6 categories.

Click to download the files of Full Results (all categories) and Team Ranking (all categories).

Kenyan President Mr. William Ruto delivered a speech at the event, extending a warm welcome to the visiting participants and congratulating the winning athletes.

He stated, "What we have here today is not just a competition. It is a celebration of our diversity, a celebration of our children, and a celebration of our talents. The children that have participated in this celebration, from different countries, from different cultures, from different parts of the world, have come together to compete in one race, to demonstrate our humanity, to demonstrate our oneness, and to confirm that the world is becoming a global village, and we all belong to that village."

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