Double Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon was named the Soya Sports Woman of the Year last night at the 19th edition of the Soya Gala Awards held on Friday (20) at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.
The 29 year-old who also won this same award last year, beat a strong field that included the first Kenyan to win a Grand Slam title at the girls’ juniors Wimbledon event and the Reigning World 5000m silver medallist, Beatrice Chebet.
SPORTS WOMAN OF THE YEAR
- Faith Kipyegon (Athletics)
- Angela Okutoyi (Tennis)
- Beatrice Chebet (Athletics)