Agnes Tirop

FAMILY’S GRIEF: Vincent Tirop, father of the late distance running world champion Agnes Jebet Tirop, accompanied by Agnes’ brother Martin Kimurgor Tirop (slightly hidden second left), family spokesperson Jeremiah Kibet (left) and other relatives speak to Nation Sport at the Iten Police Station in Elgeyo Marakwet County on October 14, 2021.

| Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

Agnes Tirop 'footed many bills, helped training mates'

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  • Father describes star as the bread winner for the family

Agnes Jebet Tirop personally supported several of her training mates with basic needs, the late distance running champion’s relatives recollected on Thursday.

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