Kip Keino

Sport: Athletics
Born: 
January 17, 1940
Residence: 
Kenya

One of Kenya’s greatest Olympic athletes, Kipchoge ‘Kip’ Keino is also one of the world’s most admired sporting heroes. His courage and determination in winning a gold and silver medal in the 1968 Olympics, despite suffering from a gallbladder infection, endeared him to sports lovers around the world.

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