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Simon Kibai and Nancy Chelangat named the Best Athletes Living With Disability at SOYA Awards

Two time World Deaflympic Champion Simon Kibai and Paralympic Games T11 bronze medalist Nancy Chelangat were voted the best Sports people living with disability during the 18th edition of the Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) that was held on Tuesday night (25) at the Bukhungu stadium in Kakamega County.

Kibai who also holds the world 5000m Deaflympics record holder defeated fellow athletes Erick Sang, Felix Kipruto, Wilson Bii and Rodgers Kiprop for the title.

Chelangat emergedthe winner after trouncing fellow Tokyo Paralympians, power lifter Hellen Wawira and rower Asiya Sururu and Berly Atieno.