Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has been named the Tokyo Olympics Male Athlete by the Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) He was awarded this prestigious award at the annual ANOC awards gala on Sunday which took place in Greece.[Photo Courtesy]
Kipchoge managed to retain his record and also the the gold in the Tokyo Olympics becoming the third person to win marathon title consecutively. He was awarded by the president of the Association of National Olympics Committee, Mr Mustafa Berraf p.
After being awarded, here is what Kipchoge had to say "it is an honour to win the ANOC award for the best male athlete of the Tokyo Olympics. With so many performance by so many athletes, I am proud to be the recipient of this award." End of quote.
Beside that, he is also among the ten nominees who will battle for the best male athlete of the year. Kipchoge is expected to bag the most covetous award.
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