Agnes Tirop - a women's 10km road road world record holder - has been killed

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The athletics world was rocked on Wednesday with news that the Kenyan world record holder Agnes Tirop had been found dead in her home. The talented 25-year-old middle distance runner was found with a stab wound to her neck. Kenyan Javelin Olympic silver medallist Julius Yego was a friend of the two time World Championships bronze medallist and remembered Agnes on BBC Newsday.

(Pic: Agnes Tirop at the World Championships, Doha in 2019; Credit: Reuters)

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