Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Sports Cabinte Secretary and Nandi County governor Stephen Sang led the congratulations messages to newly crowned world women’s only half marathon record holder Peres Jepchirchir.
The leaders took to the social media to congratulate Jepchirchir eho won the RunCzech world record on Saturday morning in Prague, Czech Republic where she won the race in 65:34.
Odinga on his official twitter account @RialaOdinga wrote: “Congratulations Peres Jepchirchir on shattering the women-only half marathon world record. You have done Kenya proud, Hongera.
Amina wrote “Congratulations to #peresJepchirchir for breaking the women’s only #halfmarathon world record in Prague, We also celebrate all Kenyan athletes who took part in the half marathon setting an incredible succession of winning finishes.
Sang wrote: “Congratulations Peres Chepchirchir for breaking the women’s only world half marathon record today during the Prague Half marathon race in Czech Republic. We’re indeed Nandi, the soure of champions.