The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis O Ogolla drapes IAAF Championship medals on Sgt Hellen Obiri.
The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis O Ogolla hosted Kenyan golden girl Sgt Hellen Obiri accompanied by her husband Mr. Tom Nyaundi, in his office at Moi Air Base on 15th October 2019. Maj Gen Ogolla congratulated the Senior Non Commissioned Officer for her exemplary performance in the just concluded IAAF world athletic championships in Doha.
Sgt Hellen Obiri displayed her dominance of the 5,000 metres at the world athletics championships on 5th October 2019 by winning a second consecutive world title in a tight race at Khalifa International Stadium. Obiri won two World Championships titles in 2019 – World Cross Country in March and World 5000m in October and has been nominated for the IAAF Female Athlete of the Year 2019.
The Commander KAF Maj Gen Ogolla while awarding Sgt Obiri with a KAF memento encouraged the athlete to continue pushing her limits in order to maximize her potential. “The KAF fraternity is very proud of your achievements and we will accord you the necessary support to ensure that you achieve your full potential,” said Maj Gen Ogolla. The Commander KAF further commended her husband for the support he has given Sgt Obiri which has enabled her to achieve milestones in her career.
On her part the seasoned athlete who has started preparations for next year’s Olympics in Japan, was honored to be hosted by the Commander KAF. “It is a privilege and I am humbled to be hosted by the highest office in KAF, I will continue putting my best foot forward to ensure that I bring honor to KAF and Kenya Defence Forces at large” Sgt Obiri said.
The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis O Ogolla awards a KAF memento to Sgt Hellen Obiri.
The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis O Ogolla poses for a photo with Sgt Hellen Obiri and her husband at the KAF Headquaters.