Kenyan sporting industry is this morning mourning the passing on of Kenya Swimming Federation for the death of competition secretary general Carol Nthenya.
Nthenya died of Acute Dengue fever on Saturday in Tanzania where she used to work.
Daily Nation reported that the long-serving federation administrator died on Saturday as KSF president Patrick Muyah disclosed.
Nthenya began as a volunteer office assistant where she learnt swimming meet management and rose to become the national competition secretary.
Muyah noted that she was in charge of running of the national swimming championships.
“She was as an accommodative, hard working person who was instrumental in putting together the national swimming database,” said Muyah.
KSF secretary Winnie Kamau described Nthenya as a committed and dedicated person whose passion for the sport went beyond the boundaries of swimming
“She served the Federation most of her productive life. We have lost a dedicated worker who not only served Kenya but Uganda and Tanzania as well,” said Kamau.
Kamau said Nthenya is survived by a four-year-old daughter.
She will be buried on Saturday this week at Kyumbi Family home in Machakos county.
Additional information Daily Nation