Julius Yego of Kenya recorded the longest javelin throw in 14 years and won Kenya’s first ever medal in Javelin.
The new world champion threw a blistering 92.72 meters to win his first world championship gold medal and also set a new Kenyan, African and commonwealth record in the process.
Kenyans took their celebration on social media tweeting on #ThingsYegoCanThrow
— ian leparan (@leporun) August 26, 2015
If only Julius Yego could throw TRIBALISM and CORRUPTION out of Kenya. #ThingsYegoCanThrow
— Bggy (@ArnoldOkudo) August 26, 2015
— Mwangi Maina (@pmwangimaina) August 26, 2015
#ThingsYegoCanThrow Arsenal to the top of the table:-)
— Waihiga Mwaura (@WaihigaMwaura) August 26, 2015