3,000m steeplechase champion
Conseslus Kipruto with Ezekiel Kemboi

3,000m steeplechase champion, Conseslus Kipruto has been sued by a woman claiming to have had his child.

The woman identified as Horta Jesang has sued the world champion for child neglect.

Ms Jesang filed the suit at a children’s court in Eldoret seeking 50,000 monthly upkeep for their son.

She has said that the two lived together as a couple between the year 2015 and 2016 but later broke up after having the baby.

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The athlete has allegedly cut all communication with Jesang.

The Court will hear the case on 25 September.

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