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Death of Kelvin Kiptum: Marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge “deeply saddened”

2024-02-12T08:53:50.547Z

Highlights: Double Olympic champion and former marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge reacted to the tragic disappearance of the man who surpassed him in the discipline. “He had his whole life ahead of him to achieve excellence,” wrote on the social network accident the day before in western Kenya. Kelvin Kiptum broke his world record in the Discipline last year. He was killed in a road accident in the western Kenyan city of Mombasa. He is survived by his wife and two children.


Double Olympic champion and former marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge reacted to the tragic disappearance of the man who surpassed him in the discipline.


Marathon legend, Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, said he was

“deeply saddened”

Monday by the death in a road accident of his compatriot Kelvin Kiptum, who broke his world record in the discipline last year.

Kelvin Kiptum beats his elder's record.

KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP

“He had his whole life ahead of him to achieve excellence

,” wrote on the social network accident the day before in western Kenya.

Source: lefigaro

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