Sally Kipyego juggles career, motherhood and savours American dream

Kenyan-born American athlete, Sally Kipyego, and former Olympic Silver medalist in 10,000m, during an interview at their home in Sosiot village, Moiben of Uasin Gishu County on June 12, 2020. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • After making the US Olympics team, Sally was optimistic that her second chance to compete at the Summer Games would bring good fortune
  • Her attempt to represent Kenya in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games didn’t go well after she failed to finish in the top three positions
  • Concerning doping, Sally said that athletes should stop using drugs and practice clean sports and win fairly

The 2012 London Olympic Games 10,000 metres silver medallist Sally Kipyego is among many athletes who had big plans for the season which were ruined by the coronavirus pandemic.


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