Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, a two-time world championship bronze medalist, has been found dead at her home.
“Athletics Kenya” said on Wednesday that it was informed about the death of Tirop, 25 years old.
“Tirop was found dead at their home in Iten after being allegedly stabbed by her husband. “We are still working to find out more details about her death,” Athletics Kenya said in a statement posted on Twitter.
“Kenya has lost a jewel which was one of the fastest growing athletics giants on the international stage, thanks to its attractive performances on the track.”
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