US Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter together with his wife Victoria today visited Kipchoge ,where he trains at the Global Sports Communication training camp.During his visit he congratulated and praised Kenyan athletes for their prowess in sports.
He also praised Kipchoge and described him as a good example when it comes to leadership because of the many young people who look up to him.
“Kipchoge is a good example to many and that is what is expected from a leader. Many youths are looking up to him and this shows one can achieve his/her dreams when you work hard,” he said.
During his visit he got the chance to plant a tree at the facility where many visitors have been doing so to help enhance the good forest cover around the scenic camp.
The Ambassador later joined Kipchoge and his training mates in a one-lap race at the camp and presented Kipchoge with T-shirt, cap, notebook, an emblem and a bag.
Other athletes who were able to join Kipchoge in welcoming the ambassador are Eindhoven Marathon champion Laban Mutai, former World Half Marathon champion Sally Chepyego , Toronto Marathon champion Philemon Rono, 1,500m Olympics champion Faith Chepng’etich, former 3,000m steeplechase world champion Hyvin Kiyeng, former two-time world champion in marathon Abel Kirui.