Kenya mourns at funeral of marathon marvel Kiptum

By Tom Odula
Updated February 24 2024 - 4:20am, first published 4:16am
Kenyan President William Ruto pays his respects to Kelvin Kiptum ahead of the athlete's funeral. (AP PHOTO)
Kenyan President William Ruto pays his respects to Kelvin Kiptum ahead of the athlete's funeral. (AP PHOTO)

Kenya's world marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum has been honoured with a state funeral following his death in car crash, as many Kenyans urged the government to do more to protect the country's most celebrated athletes.

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