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.
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.
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.
Hellen Obiri, a Kenyan Olympic Champion and a close friend of the late Agnes Tirop has finally opened up about the incident after the body of Agnes was allegedly found dead in her house in unclear circumstances. Photo:Courtesy News about the late Agnes Tirop spread like wind after she was allegedly found dead with a Knife wound in her abdomen indicating that she had been murdered by an unknown person.
CDF Kibochi Reveals Ranks of Hellen Obiri & Benjamin Kigen After Winning Tokyo Olympic Medals-PHOTOS
CDF General Robert Kibochi has today revealed the rank of KDF officers who participated in the Tokyo Olympics while congratulating them, Kibochi congratulated the Kenya Defence Forces athletes who represented the country in the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The military officers who represented the country in Jpan were Hellen Obiri and Benjamin Kigen, all of them earning the country medals.
Sergeant Hellen Obiri of Kenya Airforce has been promoted from sergeant to the rank of senior sergeant after stellar performance in just concluded Tokyo Olympic. 5000m Olympic silver medalist has been feted by Chief of Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi. Obiri was among team Kenya which represented the country in Tokyo emerging position one in Africa.
Diamond league is ongoing and Kenyans have not been left out. The competition in the races has seen many young athletes step up to prove their worth. Two hours ago, a Kenyan 5000 metres champion Hellen Obiri broke her personal record as she attempted to outwit the Burundian Niyonsaba.
Kipkeino classics is an athletic tour that was launched in 2020. However, due to Corona virus, it was not held. Kenya is among the few countries to host the event.On 18th Saturday 2021,The event will take place in Nairobi at Nyayo National Stadium. The event only takes one day.
Agnes Jebet Tirop was the 7th child in a family of ten children and she was the bread winner. Basically, for those who didn't know, Agnes Tirop has been laid to rest today on her birth date and it was so emotional. According to records that parents gave, Tirop was born on 23rd October 1995 and today she was turning 26 years old.
The Kenya Defense Forces has always excelled in many sporting activities since the independence of this country was attained in 1963. The Kenya Defense Forces has seen Olympic Gold medalists come through for the country and represent it in the biggest stage there is. The Kenya Defense Forces has also seen its men represent Kenya at the Africa Cup of Nations where they did well.
Hellen Obiri is one of the most celebrated Kenyan athletes in the world at the moment. It is thanks to the wins she has accumulated that she has been able to put the country on the world athletics map. Picture Courtesy Hellen Obiri came second in the 5000 meter final at the just concluded 2020 olympics in Japan.
Diamond League women's 5000 metres final has left Kenyans questioning Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba In the ongoing Diamond League finals in Zurich, the women's 5000 metres race was won by a Burundian athlete Francine Niyonsaba and Kenyans are not happy. The race was highly contested and it had competitors like Hellen Obiri, Margaret Chelimo, Eva Cherono, Lilian Kasait and Beatrice Chebet who came in second, fourth, fifth, seventh and nineth respectively.
Kenyan 5000 metres champion Hellen Obiri decided to join long races after the diamond league. Her first appearance in the half marathon was coupled with a big achievement in the United Kingdom. Obiri who was making her debut in the race emerged victorious setting the record that was last reached in 2013.
Kenya’s Jacob Krop finished in third place at the Weltklasse Zürich Diamond League that was held on Wednesday night at Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich. The race was won by silver medallist at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics 3000 metres Berihu Aregawi from Ethiopia who cut the tape in 12:58.65 taking his home his first Diamond League victory and first Diamond League title.
Hellen Obiri and Vivian Cheruiyot are probably the best queens of 5000 metres and 10000 metres in Kenya to ever run the distances. Vivian Cheruiyot transitioned to road races and left the throne to Obiri who has been hinting to also transition to the marathon distance. HELLEN OBIRI:
Tuesday 16th August 2021. Kenya's silver medal winner at the Olympics can finally smile after getting a promotion in her job due to her heroic performance. Hellen Obiri has been promoted to a high rank of a senior sergeant from her previous rank. She was officially confirmed by the chief of Defense forces Robbert Kibochi.
Kenyan athletes who had exemplary performances at the Tokyo Olympics continue to be rewarded on various capacities and the latest one to earn a commendable promotion in her field was Hellen Obiri. She was promoted yesterday to senior sergeant following her heroics at the summer games. She competed in the 10000m and 5000m finals and managed to impressively clinch silver in the latter, which was won by Dutch international Sifan Hassan.
The Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) Robert Kariuki Kibochi has received and congratulated Hellen Obiri and Benjamin Kigen at The Kenya Defense Forces headquarters following an impressive performance in the just concluded Tokyo Olympics games in Japan. Former Champion Hellen Obiri finished in second place in the 5000m event, behind Dutch record holder Sifan Hassan.
General Robert Kibochi has honoured the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Soldiers who took part in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. Photo (Courtesy) He congratulated the soldiers for raising Kenya's flag so high during the tough competitions. "I congratulate the KDF athletes who represented the country," he said.
The Kenya defence forces Kdf commander Robert Kibochi congratulated, The kdf athletes who represented Kenya in just a concluded Tokyo Olympic 2020 in Jaban. Senior sergent of kenya air Force Hellen Obiri finished second clocking 14:38 in 5000 meters final grabbing silver medal, While sergeant Benjamin Kigen finished third in the men 3000 meters steeplechase final posting a time of 8:11:45 bringing home bronze medal.