seePresident uhuru Kenyatta today followed the footsteps of the president Yoweri Museveni after honouring the kenyan athletes.The president announced that the gold winner will receive one million shilings, the silver winner to take home Sh 750000 and the Bronze winner to get Sh 500009 shilings respectfully. A few days ago the president of Uganda awarded the medalist champions with vehicles.
For the silver category, Timothy Cheruiyot, Ferguson Rotich, Hellen Obiri and Brigid Kosgei will each get Sh750,000 as Hyvin Kiyeng and Benjamin Kigen will get Sh500,000 in the Bronze category.
The Head of State further announced a uniform token of Sh200,000 for all athletes and officials, including the Paralympics team, participating in delayed Summer Games.
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