It has been confirmed that World Marathon Record holder is Kelvin Kiptum lost his life through a grisly road accident. Same report has also indicated that his coach Gervais Hakizimana who was also with him also lost his life.
Gervais is a former athlete from Rwanda and was just 37 years old. He used to train in Kaptagat, but he Kenya during his days as a runner. Gervais is a Rwandese from Nyaruguru province in Northern Rwanda. He was the holder of Rwandan national 3000m steeplechase record at 8:39:05