And now we have Senior Sergeant Helen Obiri!

And now we have Senior Sergeant Helen Obiri!

The promotion comes in the wake of her outstanding performance at the just concluded Olympic Games in Tokyo where she claimed a silver medal in the women's 5000m final, clocking a time of 14 minutes 38.36 seconds.

Helen Obiri/Photo/Reuters

World 5000m champion Helen Obiri is the latest Senior Sergeant in the Kenya Defense Forces following her promotion on Tuesday 17 August 2021. 

The promotion comes in the wake of her outstanding performance at the just concluded Olympic Games in Tokyo where she claimed a silver medal in the women's 5000m final, clocking a time of 14 minutes 38.36 seconds.

She also competed in the 10000m race, missing out on the medals with a fourth place finish in a time of 30 minutes 24.27 seconds. 

 

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