Slain Kenyan Olympian Agnes Tirop Buried in her Home Village, Funeral Attended by Over 1,000

The coffin of long-distance runner Agnes Tirop is seen during her funeral service at Kapnyamisa village, Nandi county, Kenya October 23, 2021. REUTERS/Monicah Mwangi

Slain long-distance Olympic runner Agnes Tirop, a rising star in Kenya’s highly competitive athletics scene, was buried on Saturday at a funeral attended by over 1,000 mourners.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Edwin Waita Writing by Ayenat Mersie Editing by Frances Kerry