University of Johannesburg’s Maxime Chaumeton finished in the time of 30:54.0 to win the men’s FASU Cross-Country Championship  at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture in Nairobi Kenya.

Chaumeton who represented South Africa in the African Cross Country Championships in Algeria led the way from the start and to the finish. ChirChir Geoffry  of Egerton University Njoro Kenya finished close 2nd in the time of 31:33.0 while Kenyatta University’s Ngeno Emannuel ran a time of  32:01.0 to finish in third place. Chege Derrick Njoroge from the Technical University of Kenya finished fourth and the last place in the top five position was taken by University of Johannesburg’s Thamsanqa Khonco.

UJ’s Chaumeton also excelled in the Under20 division at the SA Championships. Thus far, Chaumeton has competed in more than three African Championships over the years.

Organisers FASU through its Secretary General Peninnah Thanked the schools who participated “On behalf of the leadership of the Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU), I wish to extend our sincere appreciation to your university for participating in the 5th Africa Universities Cross Country Championship 2021 at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, located in Juja Kenya. In the same spirit, I take this opportunity to remind and invite your universities to participate in the 10th FASU Games Kenyatta University 2022 scheduled for 6th – 10th June 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya”.

The event attracted 17 Universities from four countries, representing three zones of Africa (Western, Southern and Eastern). Please find attached the final team ranking.