Agnes Tirop Death – Big showdowns medallist discovered dead in her home after she was purportedly wounded by her significant other, Athletics Kenya says.
Kenyan marathon runner Agnes Tirop, a double-cross big showdowns bronze medallist, has been discovered dead at her home, the nation’s track organization has said.
Games Kenya said on Wednesday it had been educated regarding Tirop’s passing. She was 25.
Kenyan media revealed she was found with cut injuries in her mid-region and neck.
Elgeyo Marakwet County police boss Tom Makori said they were looking for Tirop’s better half after his family revealed he had called them crying and requesting God’s grace for something he had done, The Associated Press news office announced.
Tirop’s vehicle, which was left external the home, had its windscreen and windows crushed, which could show a homegrown debate before she was killed, police said.
Tirop won bronze awards in the ladies’ 10,000 meters at the 2017 and 2019 big showdowns and completed fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Tokyo Olympics.
Last month, Tirop broke the world record in the ladies’ just 10-kilometer street race in Germany, going too far in 30:01 to shave 28 seconds from the record held by Morocco’s Asmae Leghzaoui from 2002.
Her vocation took off when she won the world cross-country title in 2015 at 19 years old to turn into the second most youthful boss of all time.
Her home in Iten, western Kenya, is a town famous as a preparation base for distance sprinters.