Should Have Got Her When They Had The Chance
“My body needs a good rest, having broken the world marathon record, besides running my fastest half marathon race in February … I had prepared well for Rio Olympics (last year) having not punished by body at the 2016 London Marathon but I wasn’t considered (in the Kenyan team). I have punished my body enough and I need some rest… I believe we still have credible and good talent out there.”
– “All-women’s” marathon world record holder Mary Keitany announcing that she’d be turning down her spot on Kenya’s 2017 World marathon squad. Last year, Athletics Kenya made the ludicrous decision not to select Keitany for their Olympic team; now they won’t have the world’s best marathoner on their 2017 squad either.
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