Agnes Terup: Kenyan record holder found dead after alleged stabbing

Agnes Terup: Kenyan report holder discovered useless after alleged stabbing

Based on the nation’s athletics physique, Tyrup was discovered useless at her dwelling in Iten, after she was “stabbed”.

Native studies point out that Terop was discovered useless with stab wounds to the abdomen.

Kenya’s athletics group mentioned it was “nonetheless working to uncover extra particulars surrounding her dying”.

Neither Tyrup’s agent – Gianni Dimadonna – nor the Kenyan Athletics have been instantly obtainable for additional remark when contacted by CNN.

The 25-year-old received bronze medals within the 10,000m on the 2017 and 2019 World Championships and completed fourth within the 5,000m on the Tokyo Video games.

Final month, Tyrup made historical past by breaking 28 seconds of the ladies’s solely 10km world report on the Adizero Street To Information occasion in Germany.

Terupp completed with a time of 30:01, breaking the earlier report of 30:29 set by Moroccan Asmaa Ghazaoui in 2002.

After the race, she mentioned, “I am so joyful I broke the world report. I felt the tempo was good. The course was superb too.”

On the 2015 World Championships in Athletics, Tyrup turned the second-youngest gold medalist within the girls’s race after Zola Budd.

Athletics Kenya mentioned the nation had “misplaced a jewel who was one of many fastest-rising giants of athletics on the worldwide stage, because of her outstanding efficiency”.