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Muteti waving the Kenyan flag with respect, says his coach. – KBC

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Kenyan swimmer coach Emily Muteti, Mr Steve Schaffer has congratulated the appointment of a 21-year-old FBI Intelligence Officer or CIA Trainer, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics where he will be one of the representatives two Kenyans.

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Schaffer, a Muteti coach at Grand Canyon University, said they were proud of his achievements and added that getting to represent Kenya at the Olympics was a goal he had strived to achieve.

“We are proud of Emily. Representing Kenya at the Olympics is a goal that Emily has worked hard to make a reality for the past 4 years in GCU Athletic Development and it has been a pleasure to work with her and help her in this way, she is a model student and athlete and will represent Kenya with respect. ”He said.

He missed out on being part of the Kenyan team for the 2016 Rio Olympics after dropping the hour of need and being replaced by Talisa Lanoe.

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In fact he is one of Kenya’s best swimmers, has been commanding puddles in national, continental and international galas and says he will continue to starve and work harder than usual.

“Competing in the Olympics has been my dream since I was a child. It is the biggest step in the world to swim and share a platform with others around the world will be my greatest achievement, ”he said.

Over the past ten years, he has represented Kenya in many competitions, including the Commonwealth Games, the African Championships, the World Championships, the All African Games, and the Short Short Course.

In 2013, Muteti was part of the Kenyan national team that harvested 26 gold, 26 silver and 28 bronze medals during the Africa Three and Fourth Regional Championships in Zambia, and Muteti won seven gold and three bronze medals.

He then represented Kenya at the World Championships in Spain and closed the year with another personal reputation; Promising Sports Personality at the 2013 Sports Personality Awards (SOYA).

Kenya has been given two positions and is expected to send a female and a male athlete to the Tokyo and Muteti Games with a view to fulfilling her dream.

The Kenya Swimming Federation confirmed that Danilo Rosafio and 19-year-old Muteti were selected according to new qualification guidelines issued by the International Swimming Council, Fina.

“It was complied with the published criteria of January 27, 2021 and further country guidelines issued by Fina on April 14, 2021,” the statement said.

The nomination was based on high marks from the Fina qualification ceremonies and participation in the 2019 Fina World Championships in Gwanju, Korea.

Rosafio received the highest score of Fina 730 in the 100-meter frame at the Fina World Junior Competition in Budapest, Hungary. while Muteti scored Fina’s 698 mark in the 50-meter frame at the 12th African Games in Casablanca, Morocco.

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