Two-time World Championship bronze medallist Agnes Tirop has been found
stabbed to death at her home in Kenya.
The 25-year-old’s accolades include fourth in the 5000m at Tokyo 2021, bronze
medals at the 2017 and 2019 World Championships in the 10,000m and just last
month, she broke the women-only record in the women’s 10km at the Adidas Road to
Records Race in Germany, with a time of 30:01.
Tirop also won the World Cross Country title in 2015, during which she made history
as the second youngest medalist at that level.
She also won the Africa Cross Country Championship in 2014 in Kampala, Uganda as
well as the World Junior Cross Country Championship in 2013 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
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