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Kenyan funeral pays tribute to marathon world-record holder Kelvin Kiptum

Kenya’s world marathon record holder, Kelvin Kiptum, received a state funeral after dying in a car crash earlier this month. Kiptum and his coach were killed in the crash near Kaptagat, a renowned training base for runners. Dignitaries including President William Ruto and Sebastian Coe attended Kiptum’s burial in Naiberi, near his hometown of Chepkorio.

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Tearful tributes for Kenyan marathon prodigy Kelvin Kiptum

Hundreds of grieving people paid an emotional tribute on Thursday to marathon prodigy Kelvin Kiptum, who died in a car crash earlier this month. His coffin, encircled with flowers, was carried in a hearse through Kenya’s long-distance running hub of Eldoret, some watching in silence, others singing hymns. Kiptum’s mother Mary Kangongo and his wife

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Kenyan Marathon superstar, Kelvin Kiptum, killed in car accident

The 24-year-old and his coach were killed after their car veered off the road between the towns of Eldoret and Kaptagat in western Kenya ADVERTISEMENT Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum, who was poised to be a superstar of long-distance running, was killed along with his coach in a car crash in Kenya late Sunday. Kiptum

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Kiptum wins the London Marathon as runner-up

Kelvin Keepum crashed to the ground after winning the London Marathon on Sunday and set the second fastest time in history for the course. The 23-year-old Kenyan runner set the course record with a time of 2 hours 1 minute 25 seconds, beating Eliud Kipchoge’s world record by 16 seconds. “I am so pleased with

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