World road race record holder Tegla Lorupe and ex-Kenya Sevens rugby captain Humphrey Kayange have been reappointed to the Board of the Kenya Academy of Sports (KAS) Council.
In 2018, Sports Cabinet Secretary (CS) Rashid Echesa appointed them to the same board of directors.
The latest appointment made by CS Amina Mohammed extends their term on the Board of Directors for a period of three years.
Their mission will be to continue pushing sports reforms in the country in accordance with the Council’s expectations.
The Kenya Academy of Sports chaired by five times World Cross country champion and current National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) president Dr Paul Tergat is a state-owned corporation established under the Sports Act to develop athletic talent through the formation and management of academies, training and research for global competitiveness and socio-economic growth. sustainable economy in Kenya.
Loroupe holds the world records for 20, 25 and 30 kilometers and previously held the world record for the marathon.
Kayange was last month appointed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athlete’s Commission for a four-year team.
In 2010 Kayange was awarded the presidential Order of Golden Warriors (OGW), was part of the Kenyan squad at the 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens, reaching the semifinals. He was nominated for IRB Sevens Player of the Year in 2009.