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Former 400m world champion Nicholas Bett has passed away

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Former 400m world champion Nicholas Bett has passed away on Wednesday along the Eldoret-Kapsabet road.

Bett,26, passed away after the car he was in hit a bump before it rolled into a ditch just a day after returning from Nigeria where he participated in the Championship.

During the time of his death, Bett was alone as confirmed by Nandi police Commander Patrick Wambani.

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The former world champion will be remembered for being the first Kenyan to win a gold medal in Beijing during the 2015 IAAF World Championships.

Nicholas Bett won the race at a record time of 47:79 beating Russian Dennis Kudryavsten who came second.

May his soul rest in eternal peace.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world

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