SAD NEWS coming from Cheptilyal village, Kapchorwa District indicates how it’s residents are mourning the death of Mzee Kiboi Kiptui, the father of Olympic gold medalist, Stephen Kiprotich.


Mzee Kiptui, 93, died at 8 pm on Tuesday

“Despite his old age, my father has been well until two weeks ago when he became weak. He complained of severe stomach pain and headache,”

Mr Kiprotich

“I can’t believe it. I think my mothers’ sickness stressed him so much because he had no serious illness according to my interactions with doctors here,” Kiprotich said.


Meanwhile, Kiprotichs’ mother who has been battling a long sickness for the last fourteen years is also critically ill in the same hospital where her husband passed on


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