5000 Metres world champion, Hellen Obiri moved mourners at Agnes Tirop's burial ceremony at St Michael Kapnyamisa Primary School in Nandi County to tears after sharing details of her conversations with Agnes Tirop soon after the 2020 world Olympics held in Tokyo Japan a few months ago. Hellen Obiri told mourners that she had passed the 5000M mantle to slain Agnes Tirop during an exemplary discussion they held soon after the olympic games.
Athletes legend and world marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge Keino has gifted Tirop's family with a heifer during the burial today. Kipchoge joined other Kenya athletes in comforting Tirop's family during this hard time. He attended the burial together with other athletes in Kenya and abroad. Kipchoge has issued out a heifer a respect to the late Agnes Tirop who was upcoming young talent in athletics.
Kenya is a country that is well known for its cache of athletes that have excelled on the world stage. Yesterday night, Eliud Kipchoge, arguably the greatest marathon runner of all times, was crowned as the world athlete of the year at the World Athletics global event.
Rest In Peace: Sad Photos Of Agnes Tirop's Burial Event Which Took Place In Kapnyemisa Primary School
Today was one of the saddest days and Agnes Tirop a 25yrs old Kenyan athlete was being laid to rest. The burial event took place in Kapnyemisa Primary School Nandi county and it was attended by several Kenyan athletes. The athletes were given time to mourn their colleague and you could see that they really wished the best for her in the athletics journey.
Two times Olympic world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has been nominated for a coveted international award. The award which is administered yearly for athletes has listed the name of Eliud Kipchoge as among the contestants. "#WorldAthleticsAwards announcement! @EliudKipchoge is nominated for Male World Athlete of the Year 2021.
Sporting activities despite being considered as recreational activities is now among the prolific careers which has attracted many youths. In fact majority of the youths who engage in sports activities including soccer and athletics have managed to amass huge amount of wealth and live lavish lifestyle. Photo courtesy Kenyan for a long time now has been known for producing the men and women in track events especially long distance races which have been fearlessly dominated by Kenyan marathon runners.
The former majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen has raised mixed reactions online just few moments after he tweeted via his official twitter page. In a short tweet, Murkomen revealed that according to the comparisons made in the regional experience, he stated that he received deep insights on matters athletics and spots at large.
It is just one day down the line after Kenyans laid down to the final rest the medalist winner after report that she got killed by her husband. The death of Agnes Tirop is still fresh in the minds of Kenyans since she had a greater achievement for the country.
In a statement, Uhuru said the prestigious ANOC Award is a global recognition of kenya's prominence as a sporting nation, speaking after receiving the coveted award, Kipchoge said he is happy to have won Olympic Gold back to back. Kipchoge, who is regarded to as the greatest Marathoner ever, set a record becoming the third athlete to win gold back to back in the Olympic Marathon after Abeve Bikila (Ethiopia) and Waldemar Cierpinski (Germany).
Renowned Kenyan Olympic Champion, Eliud Kipchoge has been named the world's Best Male Athlete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Photo:Courtesy In an incident that happened today in the evening, the renowned champion won the World's best male athlete in the world beating his other competitors who had been selected for the same title.
The Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Half Marathon last year witnessed a men’s world record as Kibiwott Kandie from Kenya ran a stunning 57:32, breaking previous word record by about 29 seconds. But this year's event was women’s turn to shine. Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey who is also the holder of records at 5000m and 10,000m on the track clocked a sensational one hour, two minutes and fifty one seconds (1:02:52) to break women's half marathon record at these year's event held today Sunday, 24th October 2021 in Valencia, Spain.
Agnes Jebet Tirop was buried yesterday but we are not yet done with celebrating her life here on earth. She was one of the prominent people who contributed so much in the society and also made Kenya proud internationally. The 26years old was laid to rest but Jackson Tuwei Sawe who happens to be the athletics president of Kenya announced that there is an upcoming event expected to be done in honor of Agnes Jebet Tirop.
Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has been named the Tokyo Olympics Male Athlete by the Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) He was awarded this prestigious award at the annual ANOC awards gala on Sunday which took place in Greece. [Photo Courtesy] Kipchoge managed to retain his record and also the the gold in the Tokyo Olympics becoming the third person to win marathon title consecutively.
Many people have done extraordinary things that has placed them in the Guinness World Book of Records. When you do something incredible that earns you a place in the book, the whole world recognizes you. You will however be surprised that there is a person who has majored in breaking world records.
Two physcially disabled persons were flagged off today to represent Busia County in the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon 42km Wheelchair race on 31st October, 2021. Paralympics Ronald Obiero Onyango and Andrew Kandia are returning for the high profile event since 2017 when organizers suspended the wheelchair race until further notice.
The burial ceremony for Kenya's 2015 World race champion Agnes Jebet Tirop is underway at her parents direct Kapnyamisa Village, Mosoriot in Nandi County. Tirop, who was found dead in her house last week in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County, was at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics where she finished fourth within the 5,000 metres final won by Sifan Hassan of European country.
Several mourners attended the burial ceremony of Agnes Tirop who was murdered in Iten just a few weeks ago and police officers have promised that they will make sure that she gets justice. The burial ceremony is ongoing at Nandi county where top athletes such as marathon record holder Kipchoge, Cheptegei of Uganda, Kipyegon and various athletes in the country who gathered to condole with the family and friends of Tirop.The governor of Nandi Stephen Sang, Senator Cheragei and various MCAs attend the ceremony as Cheragei declared that we have lost a hero and her name will never be deleted in our hearts.
Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez has been killed in his home city of Guayaquil. The death of the athlete was confirmed by Roberto Ibanez, President of the Guayas Sports Federation, through his official social Twitter account. “My heart is totally shattered, I can’t find words to describe the emptiness I feel.
Kenya has been privileged to be the only country in Africa to host the world cross country tour leg that will be held in February 2022. Athletics Kenya has announced that this event will be named in the honor of the fallen athlete Agnes Tirop who was buried yesterday October 23, 2021 at her home county in Nandi.
After defending his Olympic Gold Medal title in the Tokyo Olympics in a time of 2:08:38 in the men’s marathon, Eliud Kipchoge will be battling out with nine other athletes across the world for the 2021 world Male Athlete of the Year award. An award he previously won both in 2018 and 2019.