Caren Chebet (left) and Mercy Chepkurui, celebrate winning gold and silver medals respectively in the 2,000m steeplechase girls finals at the IAAF World U18 Championships at Kasarani Stadium. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGUCaren Chebet (left) and Mercy Chepkurui, celebrate winning gold and silver medals respectively in the 2,000m steeplechase girls finals at the IAAF World U18 Championships at Kasarani Stadium. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU
By DAVID KWALIMWA

A funny typographical error on Athletics Kenya’s official Twitter handle has left many Kenyan’s amused.

AK’s Twitter handle @athletics_kenya had on two separate occasions posted on ‘metals’ (medals) being won at the ongoing IAAF World U-18 Championships at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi.

Curiously, this anomaly was yet to be corrected at the time this article was uploaded, some 17 hours later.

Understandably, these spelling mistakes eventually caused some considerable excitement from Twitter users.

Sample some of the Tweets below: