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Agnes Tirop

14 Oct
Kenyan police were on Thursday hunting for the husband of record-breaking runner Agnes Tirop who was stabbed to death in an incident that has shocked her home country and the world of athletics. Tirop's husband Emmanuel Rotich was named by police as a suspect in the death of the 25-year-old double world championships medallist and…
13 Oct
Record-breaking Kenyan distance runner Agnes Tirop was found dead Wednesday with stab wounds to her stomach in a suspected homicide, athletics officials said. Tirop, 25, was a fast-rising athlete -- a double world 10,000m bronze medallist and 2015 world cross county champion who also finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics this year. Only…
13 Oct
Kenyan world record holder Agnes Tirop has been found dead at her home in the western town of Iten. She was 25 years old. The two-time World Athletics Championship bronze medallist, who finished fourth in the Tokyo Olympic Games 5,000m final, set the world record for a women's only 10km road race last month in…

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