Kenya's Champion Hurdler Nicholas Bett Laid to Rest

Kenyans have turned up in large numbers in Simat, Uasin Gishu County to pay their last respects to Nicholas Bett, the former 400m hurdles world champion. Bett died in a road accident on his return from the 21st African Athletics Championships in Nigeria.

Police carry a casket bearing the remains of the late Nicholas Bett, former World 400m hurdles champion, on arrival at their home in Simat, Uasin Gishu County, as Bett’s wife Gladys Bett second (right) and mother Esther Boit follow on August 15, 2018.

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