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Peres Jepchirchir: Athletics made me, I can dare dream big

What you need to know:

  • She finished fifth in the Durban Spar Grand Prix Series 10km held on June 23 before winning Nelson Mandela 10km series on July 7 and August 9 respectively
  • Come 2014, Jepchirchir won the Discovery Cross Country 10km race on debut, a win that caught the eyes of Kenya Prisons coaches, who invited her to their cross country event in Nairobi
  • Jepchichir reckons that the world is yet to see the best of her and tells Kenyans to prepare for surprises at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Peres Jepchirchir is the epitome of resilience, hard work and discipline.


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