– Kenyan female athletes like their male counterparts have ruled field and track events for a long time
– They, however, missed out on the looks or rather some never considered their grooming when representing the country in world competitions
– It is not until recently that a new crop of sports women completely packaged with beauty and talent changed the narrative
5. Mercy Cherono
Mercy Cherono won gold in women’s 5000m at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. She also won the hearts of many men whenever she smiled in her interviews. Some referred to her as the ultimate athletic poster girl in the Kenyan team.
4. Faith Kipyegon
She is the Olympics 1500m champion who stunned the world not only with her track performance but also her beauty at the medals podium. After scooping the gold medal in Rio, the world quickly forgot about Faith Kipyegon’s victory and shifted focus on her stunning looks. Faith says she does her own makeup and always wants to look good for her country.