QUOTES

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics -

2011: “Kip­choge Keino and Henry Rono set the pace for us. And we must hon­our their sac­ri­fice by wrest­ing back the World Record from David Rud­isha. Our young run­ners, my­self in­cluded, have put the record on the line and within five years we will have it here.”

2012: “For how long shall Brand Kenya be treated with such in­so­lence and con­tempt by the few who hold it to ran­som? There is no respect at all for those who run for Kenya and some for­eign agents take it a bit fur­ther and show their im­pu­dence openly. This as­sump­tion of a glut of world beaters is what hin­ders the world from see­ing the hard work put in by Kenyan ath­letes. This is the re­al­ity to which the men and women who have donned the Kenyan colours are sub­jected.”

2014: “Ath­let­ics Kenya has been run by the same peo­ple for more than two decades and it has had the same prob­lems. Se­ri­ously, we must by now re­alise that no mir­a­cle will hap­pen and that things can only get worse at the na­tional ath­let­ics fed­er­a­tion — un­less there is change.”

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