• ‘Kenya has lost a jewel,’ says African nation’s athletics body
  • Tirop smashed the 10km world record in Germany last month

Kenya’s world record holder Agnes Tirop, two-times a world championship bronze medallist, has been found dead at her home.

The 25-year-old distance runner represented Kenya in the 5,000m event at the Tokyo Olympics and finished fourth in the final after clocking 14:39.62.

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Source: Athletics- The Guardian