Eliud Kipchoge named SOYA sportsman of the year

Eliud Kipchoge named SOYA sportsman of the year

After finishing second last year behind Ferdinand Omanyala, the World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge reclaimed back his trophy at the 19th edition of the Soya Gala awards held on Friday (20) at the Kenyatta International Centre in Nairobi.

The 38 year-old who won this title in 2020 edition, beat Africa’s fastest man as he was named the sportsman of the year with Omanyala coming in second.

Olympic and World 800m champion, Emmanuel Korir took the third spot.

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

  1. Eliud Kipchoge  (Athletics)
  2. Ferdinand Omanyala (Athletics)
  3. Emmanuel Korir (Athletics)