CONSESLUS KIPRUTO IS COVID-19 POSITIVE: World champion to miss upcoming Monaco Diamond League

CONSESLUS KIPRUTO IS COVID-19 POSITIVE

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World 3000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto will miss the Monaco Diamond League scheduled for August 14 after testing positive for COVID-19.

According to the Olympic chapion, he took COVID-19 test as part of the Monaco-protocol to participate in the race, unfortunately they came back positive despite not exhibiting any symptoms.

“I was planning to go for the WR [World Record]: it has stayed too long outside Kenya. As the World & Olympic Champion I feel strongly its something I should go for as well.

Kipruto thanked the principality [Monaco] for the work they have done for the upcoming race to be a success despite the COVID-19 pandemic dismantling the sporting industry.

Wishing his colleagues a wonderful competition, Kipruto promised to come back even.

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