Award winning Kenyan Marathoner

The Hon. Consul, Mrs. V. Pantazopoulou, with the award winning Kenyan Marathoner, Ruth Chepngetich, and her daughter at the AIMS Gala Awards.

Kenya’s Marathoner, Ruth Chepngetich, and the Ethiopian Marathoner, Lelisa Desisa, were recognised as the female and male recipients of the ‘Best Marathon Runner’ Award for 2019 by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS). Their achievements were given global recognition in the birthplace of the Marathon in Athens, Greece on Friday 8 November 2019 at the seventh annual AIMS Best Marathon Runner (BMR) Gala.


The Hon. Consul of Kenya, Mrs. Vicky Pantazopoulou, attended the award ceremony.