Today turned to be a sad day for the sports family in Kenya.Kenyans woke up to the sad news of the demise of Agnes Tirop.
She was found dead in her house earlier today.Tirop who hails from Elgeyo Marakwet county was a representative in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Tirop had wounds in her stomach.It was clear that she was stabbed several time and she died on the spot.Several residents were crowding near her house.They demanded explanation on the death of the athlete.
She has been living at an athletic camp after disagreement with her husband.Following reconciliation efforts she came back to her home only to loose her life a few days later.
She is a world cross country champion.She is also a world 10000m bronze medalist.A few weeks ago she set a new women only record in the 10 km after clocking 30.01 in Germany.
She also finisheed second in the Valencia marathon last week.How will it be possible for family and close friends to cope with loosing such a person.
It is really sad to loose a young passionate person for whatsoever reasons.May her soul rest in eternal peace.
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