Eliud Kipchoge is a renown Kenyan athlete known for his dominance in the 42km marathon.
Also, recognised worldwide, Kipchoge deserves all plaudits accorded to him for his consistency in the sport. Known for being the first man to run a marathon in sub-2, the marathoner became a global sensation sparking the no-human is limited conversation.
Notably, his continued dominance in the sport has been a motivation to fellow athletes and Kenyans at large.
Kipchoge set a record in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, becoming only the third man to defend his marathon gold medal in the Olympics.
Consequently, he was named the top male athlete in the event.
On September 9, he launched the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation, which will champion for quality education and environmental conservation in the country. His foundation will help needy students across the country get access to education.
The marathon king was Kenya's ambassador at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNCCC) in October, championing the need to take action to initiate change.
The Star athlete has also been named the ambassador for the Paris 2024 Olympic games.
Eliud was not only honored with the Samurai Kabuto helmet by Japanese Automaker, Isuzu Motor Company but was also conferred with the Abebe Bikila Award.