He was approached after launching two books written by national laureate who is also senior lecturer of the Faculty of Creative Writing at the National Cultural and Heritage Academy Datuk Anwar Ridhwan titled Cerita Saya: Memoir Sehingga Tahun Tragedi 13 Mei 1969 and Bangsawan Helah
By BERNARD ROTICHWilson Kipsang returns to defend his title at the 12th edition of the Tokyo Marathon Sunday with former winners Birhane Dibaba from Ethiopia and Kenyan Helah
Kiprop leading the women's field.Kipsang, a former world record holder, experienced mixed fortunes after his 2017 victory in Tokyo, dropping out of Berlin in September but bouncing back to finish second at the New York City Marathon in November.
JPO Concepts was founded by Helah
Kehati in 2009 as an events company.
Kiprop of Kenya finished 3rd with a timing of 1: 08: 11.
Betsy Saina led a Kenyan sweep of the podium in the women's race, taking victory in 67:22 ahead of Helah
Kiprop and Doris Changeiywo with Scot Beth Potter fifth.
All deserved a gold medal and it is a pity that Helah
Kiprop and Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa had to settle for silver and bronze respectively and there was nothing left for Jemima Sumgong.
New York Road Runners also said Mary Keitany of Kenya will defend her title in a women's field that will include world championship silver medalist Helah
Kiprop, Boston Marathon champ Caroline Rotich, London Marathon winner Tigist Tufa, 2013 NYC Marathon champ Priscah Jeptoo, and Buzunesh Deba, a two-time runner-up in New York who lives in the Bronx.
Dibaba out-kicked Kenya's Helah
Kiprop to win the gruelling event by just one second, crossing the finish line in two hours, 27 minutes and 35 seconds.
Al Mir'ie, teacher of first place grand prize winner at Jumana Bint Abdelmutaleb School said that the Intel program, which is implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, was launched in 2003 and has so far benefitted thousands of teachers through its various training courses.
Abdulqadir Ali Helah
, the Secretary General of Sana'a, said the local council will be formally demanding the elimination of the military camps without exception or discrimination.
Kenya completed a clean sweep in the Elite Women category too, with Helah
Kiprop completing the run in 32 minutes and 22 seconds, followed by Esther Chemutai and Doris Changeywo, who finished in 32 minutes and 34 seconds and 32minutes and 44seconds respectively.
Limo, who outpaced her compatriots Helah
Kiprop and Gladys Chesire in the last 200 metres, clocked 1: 08: 35s.