Kipruto focused on Valencia Marathon

Kenya's Amos Kipruto competes in the Men's Marathon at the 2019 IAAF Athletics World Championships in Doha in the night between October 5, 2019 and October 6, 2019.

Photo credit: Giuseppe Cacace | AFP

What you need to know:

  • “Being selected for the race is humbling and I must say I’m lucky because many athletes are at home and have not been able to compete,” said Kipruto.
  • According to Kipruto, the lineup looks tough with many Ethiopian athletes in the mix who have registered faster times than him.

The 2019 World Athletics Championships marathon bronze medallist Amos Kipruto is intent on improving his personal best time even in a season adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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