Alexandra Ndolo went into the books of history as the first Kenyan lady to compete at the 2022 International Fencing Federation World Cup on Sunday in Algeria.

Kenya’s Alexandra Ndolo at the International Fencing Federation World Cup in Algeria. Image/Courtesy

Ndolo, born of a Kenyan father and a Polish mother quit German team two months ago to represent her motherland Kenya in the combat sport on a bigger stage.

“Made history yesterday as the first Kenyan woman to ever compete at an FIE – International Fencing Federation World Cup. Not going to lie seeing the flag raised high in the hall was definitely an emotional moment,” she said.

She also reflected on her impressive performance at the tournament in a sport that is less popular in Kenya and Africa at large.

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“Ended up 10th out of 271 women, great start into this new season. More to come,” she added.

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