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TRAGIC: Marathon world record holder Kevin Kiptum is dead – Capital Sports

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 12 – Marathon world record holder Kevin Kiptum is dead. According to Police reports, Kiptum and his Rwandese coach Garvais Hakizimana passed away on the spot Sunday night in an accident along the Eldoret-Kaptagat Road.

This comes just less than a week after his marathon world record was ratified by World Athletics.

“The accident happened around 11pm. The car had three occupants, two died on the spot while one was taken to hospital,” Elgeyo Marakwet County Commandant Peter Mulinge told Capital Sports.

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