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Ruth Chepngetich Breaks The Women's Half Marathon World Record In Instabul

Ruth Chepngetich Breaks the women's half Marathon world record in Instabul on Sunday 4th April taking a minimum time of one hour four minutes and two seconds.

Kenyans including the former prime minister Raila Amolo Odinga congratulates her and celebrates her for representing and bringing the victory in our home land Kenya.

Penning the thoughts of Raila on his post on Twitter, he says that her victory is a reminder to the world that indeed Kenya is a distance running power house, In addition to that he also thanked her for flying our flag high. A post that has illicited mixed reactions from Netizens.

Below are the comments from Netizens regarding Raila's tweet.

"Congratulations Ruth, your win is a testimony that practice makes perfect. You have made us all proud." A comment read.

"Kenya is the home of champions.thanks madam." A comment read.

"Congratulations to Ruth Chepng'etich. Our athletes deserves appreciations. They've always made us proud. They've taken Kenya high up on the athletics scale. We love them." A comment read.

" A win for chepngetich,a win for all Kenyans... congratulations." A comment read.

" Ruth Chepngetich is the hope amidst a devastating pandemic #istanbulhalfmarathon ." A comment read.

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