Marathon’s world record holder athlete Kelvin Kiptum has died in a car accident.

According to foreign media, 24-year-old Kelvin Kiptum, Kenya’s marathon world record holder, was travelling in a car that met an accident in western Kenya, killing him on the spot.

According to Geo, Kelvin Kiptum’s coach, Rwanda’s Gervais Hakizimana, was also killed in the accident, while a woman in the car was injured and shifted to the hospital.


It is being reported that Kelvin Kiptum was driving the car which overturned after he lost control.

It should be noted that Kelvin Kiptum set the marathon world record with 2 hours 35 seconds.