6th March 2022
On Sunday 6th March, 2022, H.E. Amb. Tabu Irina received Team Kenya at the Embassy, after their successful participation in the Tokyo Marathon.
The Team was led by Mr. Eliud Kipchoge, who won 1st position in a record time of 2:02:40. Also present was Ms. Brigid Kosgei, who won 1st position in a record time of 2:16:02 in the women’s category and Mr. Amos Kipruto, 2nd position with a time of 2:03:13.
The Ambassador congratulated the team and appreciated the teamwork displayed by the athletes. In this regard, the Ambassador recognized a pacemaker and a competitive athlete based in Japan, who ran with the team led by Eliud Kipchoge.