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.

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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.