Dr. Rosa Gabriele (right), Director of Rosa Associate, addresses the media at Eldoret Sports Club on January 26, 2018.

| Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

How coach Kimaiyo pushed Rosa to build Kapsait camp that nurtured Kosgei

What you need to know:

  • And then came Brigid Kosgei.
  • “Brigid joined the camp around 2013-15,” recalls Kimaiyo.
  • “I used to see her training with her husband (Mathew Kosgei) and asked if she could join our camp. I asked her husband to bring her to the camp because I saw she was talented.”

Thirty years ago, silver-haired Italian Gabriele Rosa opened his first training camp in Kenya.

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