Kenyan Marathon Champion , Eliud Kipchoge, was crowned the best male athlete in Tokyo Olympics. Eliud received the award at the 7th Edition of the Association of National Olympic Committees ceremony in Crete-Greece. The ceremony was held on 24th October 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Eliud Kipchoge for this amazing award.
“The prestigious ANOC Award is a global recognition of Kenya’s prominence as a sporting nation, and advised upcoming athletes to emulate Eliud’s determination, humility, hard work and patriotism as they build their careers,” said State House Kenya in a tweet.
“It is an honour to win the ANOC Award for the Best Male Athlete at the Tokyo Olympics. With so many beautiful performances by so many athletes, I am proud to be the recipient of this award. Thank you all for your great support!” Kipchoge wrote In a tweet following the award