World record holder over 800m David Rudisha will vie for Kilgoris MP in the August general elections.
“David Rudisha to vie for the Kilgoris Parliamentary seat as an independent candidate.”
David Rudisha to vie for the Kilgoris Parliamentary seat as an independent candidate. Mtampea kura watu wa Kilgoris? pic.twitter.com/pTIgy3bxwJ
— Jeff Kinyanjui (@Nyash88) May 4, 2022
The two-time world champion hanged up his boots after a blissful career cut short by a nagging injury.
Rudisha follows in the footsteps of former Boston marathon winner Wesley Korir who served as Cherangany MP from 2013-17 on an independent ticket.
Other sports men have also delved in the murky waters of politics and will be gunning for elective posts in the elections set for 9 August 2022.
Former Harambee Stars and Inter Milan midfielder McDonald Mariga will for the second time challenge for Kibra MP.