Kenyan athletes, foundation bring Christmas cheer to children

Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge feeds little Naretu Lemasagarai, 5, from Samburu County, who is recuperating at the Shoe4Africa Children’s Hospital in Eldoret on December 24, 2016. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA |

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  • Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge, 2007 World 800 metres gold medallist Janeth Jepkosgei and 2005 World 5,000 metres champion Benjamin Limo were among the athletes who made donations to the Shoe4Africa Hospital which was built by Tanser, an author and former athlete based in New York.

Kenya’s World and Olympic champions on Saturday joined philanthropist Toby Tanser and members of the Sikh community in offering Christmas goodies to an Eldoret’s children’s hospital.


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