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5000M World Champion Hellen Obiri Breaks Into Tears When She Was Giving A Speech In Tirop's Burial

Hellen Obiri is the world 5000M champion and basically she was one of the closest friends to Agnes Tirop. Today, Hellen Obiri attended Tirop's burial event which took place in Nandi county. She was in the company of some athletes the likes of Mary Keitany, Peres Jepchirchir, David Rudisha, Kipkemboi among others who have been representing our country well internationally. The athletes were given a chance to eulogize Agnes Tirop one by one and they all had good words to say about the young star. Hellen Obiri said that when they were in Japan, she had a conversation with Tirop and they were planning on how she can successfully bag medals in the 5000M races. Hellen said that she told Tirop to focus on road races also since she wanted her to fit in the 5000M when they go to represent the country internationally.

Tirop agreed and she said that she's going to do enough training when they come back home. Hellen said that she knew Tirop would fit perfectly into her shoes but unfortunately she passed away before they could accomplish their mission. Hellen broke into tears and she could not even finish the speech. This is so sad and we hope that the family will get peace once more. Rest In Peace Agnes.(Source, The Standard).

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