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corpse dissection.  Revealing the cause of death of athlete Kelvin Kiptum

corpse dissection. Revealing the cause of death of athlete Kelvin Kiptum

Kelvin Kiptum, the world record holder in the marathon, who died on February 11 at the age of 24, died after a traffic accident in Kenya, as a result of serious head injuries, according to what the runner’s autopsy showed on Wednesday.

“Kelvin suffered serious head injuries. The doctor explained that there were serious fractures in the skull, especially at the base of the skull, noting that Kiptom also suffered “some fractures in the ribs on both sides” and also in the lungs. The doctor confirmed, “But what caused “The real death is the serious head injuries that followed the accident.”

Johansen Oduor, a pathologist for the Kenyan government, also noted that samples were collected for additional analysis because the circumstances of the death were being investigated: “The samples will undergo a full toxicological analysis so that we can find out if there is anything that could be going on.” It could have contributed to his death.” It is noteworthy that the athlete’s father requested an investigation, after he was visited a few days ago by a group of strangers, who did not want to reveal their identity.

Kiptom, one of the greatest emerging figures in global sports, had broken the world marathon record in October last year, in Chicago, with a time of 2 hours and 35 seconds, and was preparing to do so during the month of April, in Rotterdam. He lowered the mark to under two hours, a dream that many distance runners had sought, but none of them had been able to achieve.

But a terrible traffic accident, on the road between the cities of Eldoret and Kaptagat, in western Kenya, claimed his life. Him and coach Gervais Hakizimana. A third person in the car, a woman, was injured.

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