Bomet AK Chairman mourns passing of Kelvin Kiptum – Kenya News Agency

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Bomet Athletics Kenya Chairman John Kimetto has ship condolences to the household of world marathon document holder Kelvin Kiptum who died yesterday in a street accident.

Kimetto stated the passing of Kiptum, following a site visitors accident within the Kaptagat space of Uasin Gishu County at 11 p.m., was a giant blow to the athletic fraternity.

He stated it was saddening to lose such an icon that Kenya relied on in marathon competitions.

The official stated he anticipated Kiptum and his predecessor Eliud Kipchoge to reap medals throughout this yr’s Olympics to be held in Paris, France.

He reiterated that he stood with the household, fellow athletes, and the household of his Rwandese Coach, Garvais Hakizimana, who additionally died within the crash.

The 2 have been driving in the direction of Eldoret when Kiptum misplaced management of the automobile, which rolled a number of instances earlier than hitting a tree.

By Kipngeno Korir

Supply: kenyanews

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