The winner of Silver Medal in Tokyo Olympics for the men's 800 metres handles, Ferguson Rotich has brought businesses to a standstill in Kericho county as he returns to Kenya. The Tokyo Olympics were all fun to watch for many people across the world from the start until the end last week.
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The Kenyan athletes have started jetting into the country following the conclusion of the world Olympic games which were held Tokyo ,Japan. All eyes are on the national and county government as they prepare to formally recieve these patriots who made Kenya proud in a competitive event attended by almost all countries of the world .
Olympic Silver Medalist Ferguson Rotich has arrived in Kericho County for the first time since jetting out to Tokyo, Japan to participate in the Olympics. His arrival saw businesses and transport halted for over thirty minutes as the residents gave the former 800M champion a honorary welcome. Ferguson Rotich crossed the finish line in second place behind Emmanuel Korir in an emphatic 1-2 victory.
Image Courtesy In just completed Tokyo Olympics Kenya athletes did a remarkable job in raising flag of Kenya high. With 10 medals ( 4 golds, 4 silver and 2 bronze) Kenya managed to finished at position 19th globally and 1st in Africa Continent. Emmanuel Korir alongside Ferguson Rotich bags gold and silver medals in 800 metres, Eliud Kipchoge defends his Olympic tittle in Marathon and stormed for golf medal in Marathon, Faith Kipyegon bagged gold medal for Kenya in 1500 metres and Peris Chepchirchir made a beautiful win in Women's Olympic Marathon.
Silver medalist Ferguson Rotich lands new job in Kericho county hours after the governor staged celebrations to congratulate him for putting Kenya in the limelights as new details of Museveni's message about gold medalist emerges. The Kericho county boss held celebrations in Kericho county to congratulates Ferguson Rotich for being among the rewarded in 800m worldwide despite of stiff competition from his competitors.
The Tokyo Olympics are coming to an end this Sunday. Kenya had a slow start in the Tokyo Olympics but they have still managed to stay top of Africa in the Medal Standings of the Olympics. Hyvin Kigen won Kenya's first medal in the Tokyo Olympics after she finished 3rd in the women's 3000m steeplechase.
Faith Kipyegon outdid Sifan Hassan to win the 1500 metres women's finals in Zurich last evening with a time of 3:58:33. Faith Kipyegon proved to be too strong for Sifan Hassan who also put in a good fight but Faith crossed the line first and fast. The double Olympic champion in the 1500 metres is now the Diamond League champion.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Silver Medalist Ferguson Rotich has been appointed the Goodwill Ambassador for the fight against drug and substance abuse in Kericho County. The appointment has been made by Kericho County Governor Professor Paul Chepkwony when he received the middle-distance runner in his office. The 2013 IAAF World Relays Gold medalist will now be the champion and voice against the growing menace of drug and substance abuse among the youth in Kericho County.
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.
Since the Tokyo Olympics started a week a go Kenya has performed well, only bagging two Gold medals, two silvers and two bronze medals. Emmanuel korir was the first athlete to win Kenya the first gold medal in Tokyo Olympics 2021, clocking 1:45.06 in 800m final with Ferguson Rotich taking silver.The 27-year old has set a new Olympic record 3:53.11 to destroy a 30-year old one and also become only the second woman to defend her 1500m Olympic.
After team Kenya clinching Four golds, Four silvers and two bronze in the recently completed Olympics games which were hosted in Tokyo, President Kenyatta has decided to a award the Participants. Kenyatta will award Kshs1 million to the gold medalists, Kshs 750,000 to those who won silver and Kshs 500,000 for the Bronze medalists.
The 800m silver medalist Ferguson Rotich who made Kenya proud in the just concluded Tokyo Olympics sporting activities in Japan has been handsomely rewarded by the county governor Kericho. Rotich who hails from Kericho county received a heroic welcome back to the county earlier today as hundreds lined up by the road side to receive him.
Just days after returning from the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics games, Ferguson Rotich has seen his star continue to shine after he was awarded a job by the Kericho county government following his exploits in Japan. Kenya was the highest placed African country in terms of the medal standings as they bagged three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals after a stuttering start to the games.
The government welcomed the team back home , launding them for their good performance at various competition . Four gold ,four silver and two bronze hosted Kenyan to 19th on modal standing and top performing African country at games. Eliud kipchoge,Peres Jepchirchir ,Faith kipyegon and Emmanuel korir gave the country something to smile about by clinching gold medals in respective areas.
President Uhuru Kenyatta received representatives of the Kenyan athletes on Monday, who showcased the country impressively in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics.He has announced cash rewards worth sh.1m,sh.750,000 and sh.500,000 for gold, silver and bronze winners respectively.Additionally,he has promised a uniform token of sh.200,000 for all the Olympians and officials including the paralympics team,held up by summer games.
Exclusive, This Is How Rotich(The Silver Medalist In Tokyo) Has Been Received At Home County (Video)
Kenyan athletes did a great job by representing Kenyans in the Tokyo Olympics.Kenya is proud after the team came back with medals.Some of the team members such as Eliud Kipchoge and Pere Jepchirchir as well as Faith Kipyegon managed to secure the first positions. Ferguson Rotich managed to win a Silver Medal for Kenya in the men's 800 metres.Rotich has received a warm welcome in his home county despite having missed a warm welcome at the national level yesterday.During his arrival in Kericho County, a fleet of vehicles accompanied him heroically.The residents of Kericho chanted loudly praising his heroic win.The women and ladies in the region ululated making him feel appreciated.
Kenya bagged 10 medals in total that included 4 golds, 4 silvers and 2 bronzes in the just-concluded Olympics 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. One of the athletes who got a silver medal was on Wednesday, August 11 rewarded with a government job because of his latest exploits.
The county government of Kericho have organised a ceremony to celebrate their Olympic champion Ferguson Rotich. Ferguson Rotich has affirmed Keticho as a source of champions and today they have hosted him in an elaborate ceremony organized H.E the governor of Keticho county Paul Chepkwony. The governor termed Ferguson as a great champion of Kericho county.A hardworking athlete who would always make his family celebrate.He said that Rotich's efforts have always made him proud.
The athletes who represented Kenya in the just concluded 2020 Tokyo Olympics Competitions arrived back to Kenya today safely. On arrival, Kenyan's were overjoyed as they cheered and congratulated them highly. To much surprise, the Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony welcomed their resident champion Ferguson Rotich in an heroic style.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday received representatives of the triumphant Kenyan contingent to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and announced cash rewards of Shs 1 million, 750,000 and 500,000 for Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists respectively. Kenya competed at the Olympics in Tokyo, originally the competition was scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021.