The Olympic sport has lost a renowned athlete this Wednesday. Kenyan Agnes Jebet Tirop (25 years old) has been found dead at her home after receiving several stab wounds. The investigation points to her husband as the main suspect in the crime.
It has been Athletics Kenya, the regulatory body of the competition in the African country, which has announced the loss of the athlete. Tirop was found dead at her home in Iten after she was allegedly stabbed by her husband. We are still working to uncover more details about her disappearance. Kenya has lost a jewel and one of the fastest rising athletics giants on the international stage ”, lamented the entity.
Last month, Tirop set a new world record in the 10km during a race in Germany, where he stopped the clock at 30m01s. In addition, she conquered two world bronzes in 10,000 meters (2017 and 2019) and was fourth in this same test at the recent Tokyo Olympic Games.
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