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Laikipia University set to honor Kipchoge in December

Male Athlete of the year 2019 Eliud Kipchoge is set to be honored on December 6th.

The world Marathon champion will be awarded an honorary degree of science by Laikipia University as published in a local daily.

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Laikipia University termed the award is in line with the University Chapter on Honorary degrees.

Speaking to Citizen TV, the university’s Vice-Chancellor Prof. Kibet Rotich noted the athlete achievement not only for Kenya but to sports at large.

Prof. Kibet continued by noting his record 1:59 record that he achieved in Vienna saying it was a promise he truly achieved.

Kipchoge who was recently named the male Athlete of the year 2019 has received several other awards including the Elder of the order of the Golden Heart by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Mombasa.

He was gifted a brand new 4.1 million Isuzu D.Max last week as part of a promise they had made to the champion.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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