Big boost for marathon team ahead of Games

General Manager of Team Kenya for 2020 Olympics Barnaba Korir (right), Nandi County Chief Officer for Sports Kennedy Tanui (second, left), and coach David Leting (second, right)present cheque of Sh125,000 from National Olympic Committee of Kenya to world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge on March 8, 2021 in Eldoret. 

Photo credit: Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • NOC-K gives Sh125,000 each to eight Team Kenya marathoners to aid in their preparations.
  • Kipchoge optimistic runners will do well in Tokyo Olympics.

Members of Kenya’s marathon team for 2020 Olympic Games were yesterday presented with Sh125,000 each to aid in their preparations ahead of the Games penned for July and August this year.

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