Hard Work pays! World 3,000m steeplechase champion, Olympic 800m champion and former worlds 3,000m steeplechase champion Milka Chemos are currently enjoying the fruits of their labor after their efforts were handsomely rewarded. The three Kenyan athletic champions have been given prominent administrative roles in the world of athletics.
David Rudisha who is the 800m world record holder has been appointed as the new president of the Confederation of Athletics Association Commission (CAA).Rudisha replaces retired Namibian runner Frankie Fredricks. Kemboi on the other hand has been appointed to the IAAF athletics commission with Chemos joining the Athletics Kenya executive as the athletes’ representative. Chemos has replaced former 1,500m Olympic champion Noah Ngeny.
Ezekiel Kemboi will be working hand in hand with Athetics Kenya Vice President Jinaro Kibet, who has joined the IAAF committee that deals with cases and legislation in the change of allegiance by athletes.