Four years later, NOC-K finally retrieve Nike kit stolen from Rio Olympics

National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) Acting Secretary General Francis Mutuku receives the kit from Mike Muia of the DCI; part of the Nike training shoes that the DCI recovered in the course of their investigations and handed back to NOC-K on September 4, 2020.

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • DCI hands over kits retained in investigations into theft of items meant for Olympic stars
  • Uniforms will now be given to athletes who have qualified for Tokyo Olympic Games

Team Kenya’s Olympic kit that was confiscated by the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) after the 2016 Rio Olympics scandal will now be distributed to athletes, who have already qualified for next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games.


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