Kenyan athlete Hosea Mwok Macharinyang was found dead at his home in Murkwijit, West Pokot County on Saturday, October 9. The reports shows that the 35-year-old athlete was set his unpredictable death.
West Pokot County Police officers have commenced investigations into the incident in order to gather together the events that led to Mwok’s demise. The athlete had made tremendous strides in his career with winning three consecutive titles at World Cross Country Championships from 2006 to 2008.
In addition, he also won the 2007 Great Edinburgh ten kilometers clocking in at 29 minutes 14 seconds. Mwok improved his impressive win setting a personal best of 27 minutes 58 seconds in Bilbao.
Before his death, the athlete noted that he sought to be emulated like great cross country runner Paul Tergat in his career. Cases of sportsmanship dying are big blow to the country's sports and entertainment. The government should investigate what led to his death and actions taken.
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