Track star Eliud Kipchoge feted with highest civilian award | Press Review

KTN News Oct 21,2019


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World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge was on Sunday awarded with the highest civilian state commendation by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kipchoge who arrived in Mombasa on Friday was hailed by Uhuru, Deputy President William Ruto and Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga as a hero.

The athlete was wildly cheered during the Mashujaa Day celebration as he stood to receive the Elder of the Order of Golden Heart (EGH) from the President.

EGH is awarded someone in recognition of outstanding or distinguish services he or she had rendered to the nation in various capacities.