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Wilson Kiprugut: The man who started Kenya’s medal rush

Introduction The nation of Kenya has an illustrious record at the Olympics. As of 2020, Kenya has hauled 103 medals at the Summer Olympics, the highest in Africa. The man who started the medal rush was Wilson Kiprugut , popularly … Continue reading

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Mike Boit: The most educated Olympic medalist in the world

Michael Kipsubut Boit, known popularly as Mike Boit is known in Kenyan circles as an exemplary athlete whose stellar running career lasted well over 10 years. Aside from a lengthy running career, Boit showed proficiency in both the 800m and … Continue reading

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Obiri sets new Kenya 5000m record

Olympic Silver medalist Hellen Obiri, who only switched to the 5000m last season, set a New Kenya record in 14:18.37 . It is the fastest time in the world since 2015 and it makes Obiri the fifth fastest woman in … Continue reading

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Henry Rono: Kenya’s greatest track athlete

Henry Rono is arguably the most talented long distance runner Kenya has ever produced. And that is saying a lot considering how much talent Kenya has produced over the years. He was born in 1952 in Nandi hills.He had been … Continue reading

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