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Ochieng team completes Eldoret tour in time

Cooperation from athletes and coaches were too cooperative Paul Ochieng led committee investigating the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in Brazil held in August.

The planned one week long investigation in North Rift was cut short and ended on Tuesday evening after all intended interviews done on time.

Ochieng, the chairman of the committee accomplished their mission after they were appointed by Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario. Ochieng applauded the cooperation from athletes and coaches who did not give them hard time in giving out information.

Before embarking on interviewing various athletes and coaches, the committee had toured Kipchoge Keino stadium and Eldoret, Kipkeino High Altitude Performance Training Centre at Kazi Mingi Farm that track and field athletes were camping before concluding the tour of Nandi Bears golf Club where Rugby teams for both men and women pitched camp.

He said many athletes and coaches wanted to know how long they will take in their interviews and it did not take long for them to show up and clear their names in a short time.

“They wanted to know the duration of their stay and assurance of their confidentiality which we really treasured. We didn’t want to expose them since whatever we are doing is highly confidential.

Athletes together with their athletes, Ochieng said they were swift in giving them humble time to ensure that they get quality information.

“I must thank athletes and their coaches who managed to come in large numbers to make our work easier. They ensured that whatever we wanted was achieved quite on time. In must give them a thumb of appreciation,” added Ochieng.

On Monday the chairman said the Rio de Janeiro Olympic report will be in mid October 2016 and since they have taken less days compared to what they had planned to stay.

“I still remain with my yesterday’s word that we will present before the appointing authority in mid October.  And be put into the public as soon as possible since we only have four years to the next Olympics,” said Ochieng.

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