Eliud Kipchoge Mourns the Loss of Sports Icon Kelvin Kiptum: “I Am Deeply Saddened by the Tragic Passing of the Rising Star”

Written by on 12 February 2024

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 12- Eliud Kipchoge, the former holder of the world marathon record, has expressed his condolences alongside fellow Kenyans following the passing of Kelvin Kiptum.

In a heartfelt message on X platform, Kipchoge conveyed his sadness at Kiptum’s premature death, recognizing him as a promising talent.

Kipchoge lamented that Kiptum had a promising future ahead of him and believed he would have accomplished remarkable achievements.

I am deeply saddened by the tragic passing of marathon world record holder and rising star Kelvin Kiptu. An athlete who had a whole life ahead of him to achieve incredible greatness. I offer my deepest condolences to his young family. My God comfort you during this trying time,” Kipchoge.

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