Protect us, athletes tell IAAF over rule changes

Sports Personality of the Year Awards (Soya) Sportsman of the Year winner Eliud Kipchoge displays his trophy on January 19, 2017 during the Soya Gala at KICC. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO |

What you need to know:

  • Olympic and World 800 metres champion David Rudisha said most athletes changing their citizenship have tangible reasons.
  • Athletics Kenya athletes’ representative Milcah Chemos defended athletes who have changed their citizenship.

Some of Kenyan athletes hope the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will come up with laws that will not infringe on athletes’ rights when it comes to change of nationality.

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