Ex-800m World champion Sum eyes Olympic medal

2013 800 metres world champion Eunice Sum (left) and her daughter Diana Jeruto applying fertilizer to maize plants in her farm in Ngeria, Uasin Gishu county on May 25, 2020. She has resorted to farming after Coronavirus pandemic stopped all sports competitions and tournaments. PHOTO | DENNIS LUBANGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • She spends time training alone in Eldoret and working on her farm after races were cancelled
  • Sum said that she is looking forward to a better season when competition resumes in the new schedule of the Wanda Diamond League in August
  • She hopes to use the Diamond League races to sharpen her skills ahead of the Olympics Games that were moved to next year

The 2013 800 metres world champion Eunice Sum is focusing on winning an Olympic gold medal over the distance.


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