Agnes Tirop aka Agnes Jebet Tirop was a Kenyan professional long-distance runner has died at the age of 25 at her home in the western town of Iten. The police informed BBC Sport Africa that they are still investigating the circumstances. The country’s athletics body said in a statement “Athletics Kenya are this afternoon distraught to learn about the untimely death of World 10,000m bronze medallist Agnes Tirop,” added “We are still working to unearth more details surrounding her demise. Kenya has lost a jewel who was one of the fastest-rising athletics giants on the international stage, thanks to her eye-catching performances on the track.” Following the news of Agnes Tirop’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the professional long-distance runner, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user wrote “HEARTBREAKING! Kenyan athlete Agnes Jebet Tirop, who represented Kenya at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the 5000m, has been found dead in her house with stab wounds to her abdomen. She was just 10 days away from her 26th birthday. Rest in peace Queen!.” Another said “Such sad news. We have lost a national hero who raises our flag high in Olympics. Rest In Peace Agnes Tirop. King Kaka #NoBraDay.” While another said “Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, who represented Kenya at the recent Tokyo Olympics, has died aged 25, Athletics Kenya (AK) announced in a statement today. Tirop was found dead at her home in Iten after she was “allegedly stabbed.” Very sad R.I.P Tirop.”
What was Agnes Tirop Net Worth?
Agnes Tirop Net Worth
$800K to $1 Million USD
Agnes Tirop aka Agnes Jebet Tirop was a Kenyan professional long-distance runner and she was a two-time World Athletics Championships bronze medallist, she finished fourth in the Olympic 5,000m final two months ago. She was born on October 23, 1995, in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya, she was 25 years old at the time of her demise. She became the second-youngest ever gold medallist in the 2015 IAAF World Cross Country Championships. She was also the medallist at the World Cross Country and World Junior Championships in Athletics. In the 2017 World Championships, she won a bronze medal in the 10,000 meters. She made history by taking 28 seconds off the long-standing, women-only world record for 10km at the Adizero Road To Records event in Germany. Following the race, she said: “I’m so happy to have broken the world record. I felt the pace was good. The course was very good, too.”
The estimated Net Worth of Agnes Tirop is between $800K to $1 Million USD.
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