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‘Ken Okoth’ Speaks Out From Vienna



Kenyans on Twitter were treated to a rare sight after pictures of a Ken Okoth look-alike in Vienna, Austria surfaced in a crowd of spectators who had lined up to cheer legendary athlete, Eliud Kipchoge yesterday when he ran a full marathon in under two hours.

The man, who has like-for-like physical features with the Late Kibra MP Ken Okoth, was spotted all smiles as Deputy President William Ruto greeted the crowd, said to be of Kenyans living in Austria


Dubbed the Vienna man, the man received mixed reactions with most Kenyans choosing use the man to remember the late Ken Okoth “Ken Okoth decided to comeback to be part of history as Eliud Kipchoge did an incredible marathon #IneosChallenge.”

The man has since come out to identify himself as Amola Ken posting this tweet:

Ken Okoth succumbed to colorectal cancer on July 26 after a spirited 2-year battle.

Kipchoge covered 42 kilometers in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds.

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