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What The Government Has Done In Honour Of The Death Of Agnes Tirop

All athletics events in Kenya has been suspended for a period of two weeks in honour of fallen athlete's who was found dead in his home Iten. The government of Kenya has issued this directives in honour of Agnes Jebet Tirop who is two times World championship bronze medalist winner.

Tirop represented the country in recent World Olympics held in Tokyo. This is after winning bronze in 10,000 metres Marathon in World athletics championships in 2017 and 2019.

His body was found dead in his home in Iten, a place reserved for training of long distance runner. However, the details have not yet emerged of the cause of his death as the government is working to uncover the cause.

This followed the suspension of athletics in Kenya as the country will held the mourning of Tirop during this tough time. The country has lost a great upcoming world champion in long distance run. All the activities concerning athletics have been suspended with immediate effect for the next two weeks.

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