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Kenya's 5000M Athlete Agnes Tirop Found Dead In Her House With Stab Wounds

5000M women's representative to Tokyo Olympics, Agnes Tirop has been found dead at her house in Iten, Elgeiyo Marakwet county.

Police believe that the athlete who won an award winning athlete in this year's September 10 kilometer women race in Germany was stabbed by her ex-lover who have been having issues with her for quite a long time.

Speaking to the journalists, Nairobi Region Athletics Kenya chairperson, Barnaba Korir said Tirop had multiple injuries in her abdomen believed to have been inflicted by a sharp object.

Her demise has come only 10 days to her birthday, where she is reported to have been on the start of her pre-season training after taking a month rest after the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

Tirop came fourth in 5000M women race at the Tokyo Olympic games. Her winning spirit began in 2015, when she won World Cross-country title and World Championships of 2017 and 2019.

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