Former Athletics Kenya president Isaiah Kiplagat dies

Isaiah Kiplagat, then president of Athletics Kenya, addresses the press at his home in Eldoret on September 5, 2015. addresses the press at his home in Eldoret on September 5, 2015. Kiplagat died on August 24, 2016. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA |

What you need to know:

  • Kiplagat, who had battled cancer for years, took a final bow at his Karen home shortly before 9am Wednesday morning.

  • Kiplagat, 72, was one of the longest-serving sports administrators in the country, having worked in various capacities at Athletics Kenya (AK) for the last four decades.

Isaiah Kiplagat, one of Kenya’s most illustrious and flamboyant veteran sports administrator, is dead.

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