Famous Kenyan athlete and World Champion died in car accident

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World Champion in Athletics 2015 Nicholas Bett was killed in a car crash. It is reported by The Sun.

28-year-old sportsman died as a result of a traffic accident. The incident occurred at the birthplace of an athlete in Kenya, the day after returning from the African Championship.


Reference Nicholas Bett is a Kenyan track and field athlete, a runner at a distance of 400 meters with barriers. Silver medalist of the championship of Kenya in 2013, 2014 and 2015, as well as a bronze medalist in 2011. In the qualifying championship of Kenya in 2015 became the winner. He participated at the Commonwealth Games in 2014, but could not reach the final. In the final of the World Cup 2015 in Beijing, he won, beating a national record 22 years ago, running for 47.79. The previous record was set by Eric Keter in 1993. His twin brother acts in the same discipline.

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