Avril’s Grandfather Is Among The Legends Who Put Kenya In The World map

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Philip Waruinge (born February 3, 1945 in Murang’a, Central) is a retired boxer from Kenya, who competed in the featherweight division.

Waruinge represented Kenya at three consecutive summer olympics and went ahead to win a bronze in Mexico and silver in Germany.

Olympic featherweight boxer Philip Waruinge on return to Kenya, with trophy and Mexican hat.

Well, that legend is Avril’s grandfather.The ‘chokoza’ hit maker posted on her social media, revealing his grandpa’s ID.

She wrote;

Saying that I am humbled having met this man is an under statement .. very few people know know that I am the grand daughter of the living legend Boxing Olympian Phillip Waruinge .. hearing tales about him from his childhood friend and boxer as well, Jimmie ‘Pap Pap’, made my heart so full #MyHeroes #GreatnessRunsThroughMyVeins #Stinger#LightWeightBoxingChampions

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