Julius Yego, Kenya

Julius Yego

Julius Kiplagat Yego (born 4 January 1989) is a Kenyan track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. He is the Kenyan record holder for the event with a personal best of 85.40 metres. He was third at the 2010 African Championships in Athletics and became the first Kenyan to win the javelin title at the All-Africa Games in 2011.

In 2014, Yego won the 2014 Commonwealth Games, beating 2012 Olympic Javelin champion, Keshorn Walcott, throwing a distance of 83.87m












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