Football recognizes Athletics Kenya’s football star salutes athletics compatriot

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The football ace was amazed by London results.

play Hellen Obiri in London

Kenya’s finest footballer Victor Wanyama has congratulated Hellen Obiri for shining in the 2017 IAAF World Championship.

Obiri clocked 14:34.86 to beat Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana for the 5000m championship and Wanyama, who plays for English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur, never hesitated to congratulate her for the good job.

Other Kenyans who won gold are; Elijah Motonei Manangoi (1500m), Geoffrey Kipkirui Korir(Marathon), Conseslus Kipruto (3000m Steeplechase) and Faith Kipyegon (1500m).

 

In overall, Kenya finished second behind United States of America, which won 30 medals, 19 more than Kenya.

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