The 2019 African Games 10,000m finalist, Monica Chirchir, has passed due Colon cancer on Saturday (11) at the Kimalel Hospital in Baringo County.
The Elgeyo Marakwet based athlete has been battling with the disease since last and had even stopped training according to the family members.
The 23 year-old represented Kenya at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco, finishing sixth in 10,000m race.
Burial arrangements are ongoing at her parents’ home in Kipkaech in Baringo County.
The family is asking for kind of donation for the burial arrangements. Kindly share to as many people as you can so that we can reach as many people to help.
The family will share a contact number and we will keep it posted.