Tirop's body has transported on Friday to her rural home in Mosoriot, Nandi County.
In the occasion which had feelings running high, the family couldn't grapple with the inauspicious demise of their adored one.
For the fmaily, Saturday, October 23, 2021 will perpetually be a torturing day as it marks both the birth and entombment of their kinfolk.
"We are here as close loved ones to do a parade for the public saints with the goal that everybody takes the stand praises Tirop once and for all since we'll never see her again," a companion said.
The death of Kenyan running star Agnes Tirop has thrown a spotlight on the pressures faced by the country's female athletes who pay a huge -- and often tragic -- price for their spectacular success in a male-dominated society.
Eldoret Town has been at a standstill as hundreds of athletes held a peace procession in honour of the late Agnes Tirop
Content created and supplied by: Calabash (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More