Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge was involved in a road accident. The vehicle he was in rammed a petrol tanker ahead of him. His accident comes just a month after horrific accident involving Julius Yego.
Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge was involved in a road accident in Gilgil, Nakuru on Friday, December 9.
The reigning Olympic marathon champion and 2016 Athletics Kenya (AK) Male Athlete of the Year Eliud Kipchoge escaped unhurt after his car rammed a petrol tanker.
His vehicle was rammed into the petrol tanker after a 4WD Dual-Cab behind rammed his car against the tank.
Kipchoge walked out of the accident unhurt and was taken to a nearby hospital for check up.
Kipchoge got a gold medal in the 42KM men’s marathon in the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil.
The accident involving the athlete has occured just a month after World javelin champion Julius Yego was also involved in an accident along Kapsoya road in Eldoret on October 24 .
He was taken Mediheal Hospital in Eldoret Town where he was treated and discharged the following day.
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Watch a video below on Julius Yego’s accident