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No fanfare as Eliud Kipchoge ‘sneaks’ back

There was neither mursik nor Sinendet party when world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge sneaked into the country following his exploits at Berlin marathon on Sunday.

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Kipchoge, who broke the world marathon record of 2:02.57 previously held by Dennis Kimetto to 2:01.40.

On Thursday, Kipchoge was spotted on the streets of Eldoret unlike his compatriots Amos Kipruto and Gladys Cherono.

Kipruto who finished second behind Kipchoge received a heroic welcome as well as Cherono at the Eldoret international Airport on Wednesday.

Family members, athletics fans, media, friends Athletics Kenya officials and some county government officials received the duo compared to Kipchoge’s silent entry.

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