President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday led Kenyans in congratulating top Kenya athletes who bagged medals at IAAF world championship races in Beijing China.
He applauded Exekiel Kemboi for winning Gold medal in the ongoing IAAF world championship.
President Kenyatta disclosed also that Kemboi ,the fourth time World 3,000 steeplechase title holder is one of his Presidential security Escort team.
The head of state shared this information through one of his twitter posts on Tuesday .
“Congratulations to one of my Presidential Escort officer, Ezekiel Kemboi and his entire 3,000m team for the clean sweep” President said through twitter handle @presidentKE.
Kemboi won the 3000 steeplechase race in 8:11.28 ahead of his three team-mates, twenty-year-old silver medallist Conseslus Kipruto, who clocked 8:12.38 and Bronze medallist Brimin Kiprop Kipruto (8:12.54).
It’s very important to us that we’ve taken all four position for Kenya. But steeplechase is not just a Kenyan affair anymore, it is very competitive. And with good coaches this event is going to be popular all over the world ” said Kemboi after winning the race.