"We must convince our youth to look at sports as a livelihood. "
Butcher also discusses the "advancing years" of the Berlin trio which are probably even more advanced than they are on paper.
Tergat took the high road and praised Keino. “I must pay tribute to Kipchoge for leaving an unparalleled mark in sports,” Tergat said.
Paul has put on some weight since retirement.
The walk for peace is to raise awareness of ethnic violence in northern Kenya where cattle rustling and revenge killings are common. Wilson Kipsang, Paul Tergat, Ezekiel Kemboi, Haile Gebrselassie and Stephen Kiprotich are among those participating.
“He’s a great person, a great man. ... I’m looking forward to working with him in retirement."
A source has said that Kenyan Sports Cabinet Secreteary Hassan Wario will disolve AK and put in place "an interim committee comprising former athletes and professionals”.
There have been calls from many AK officials for longtime president Isaiah Kiplagat to resign.