Veteran athlete Ben Jipcho has passed on.
Jipcho who won Silver in the 1972 Olympics died on Friday morning while undergoing treatment at the Fountain Hospital in Eldoret.
His daughter Ruth Jipcho said the legendary athlete died at 3 am on Friday morning at the hospital where he was at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
“Our father had been sick for a while. He lost the battle at 3.00 am in the morning,” said Ruth.