Kenya’s Tokyo Olympic star and World Championship medallist, Agnes Tirop found dead with multiple knife wounds

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Agnes Jebet Tirop, Kenya’s two-time World Championship bronze medalist, has been discovered dead.

On Wednesday, October 13, the 25-year-old long-distance runner, who represented Kenya at the Tokyo Olympics, was discovered dead in her home in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County.

Barnaba Korir, Chairperson of Athletics Kenya in the Nairobi Region, confirmed the tragic news, saying she had stab wounds in the abdomen.

Her ex-lover is suspected of carrying out the murder. Tirop finis...

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