Nicholas Bett died in a car accident 2 day after returning from the African championships in Nigeria

The Kenyan former world-wide 400 m impediments endorse Nicholas Bett has died in a car accident at the age of 28.

Bett, the 2015 world-wide champ, was killed in an early-morning disintegrate on Wednesday in the country’s high-altitude learn region. Bett had returned from the African championships in Nigeria on Monday.

Bett expired along the road between Eldoret and Kapsabet, two of Kenya’s famed distance-running training towns in the Rift Valley.

Bett’s Toyota Prado SUV touched lumps in the road and rolled, his coach, Vincent Mumo, said. Mumo said the accident happened around 6am.

Bett became the first Kenyan to prevail a gold medallion in a distance shorter than 800 m where reference is prevailed in the 400 m obstructions at the world championships in Beijing in 2015. He also won copper awards at the African championships in 2014 in the 400 impediments and 4x400m relay.

Bett’s twin brother, Aron, was a member of the Kenya 4x400m relay crew who prevailed gold at the African championships.


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