Photos of Nicholas Bett, late world champ who brought Kenya glory

Nicholas Bett with President Uhuru Kenyatta [Photo: Courtesy]

400m hurdles World Champion (2015) Nicholas Bett has died.

The athlete perished in a grisly road accident in Nandi County after the car he was driving veered off the road and landed in a ditch at Sachoi.

According to Nandi Police Commander Patrick Wambani hit a bump before losing control near Lessos along Eldoret-Kapsabet road.

Betts car [Photo: Courtesy]

He was travelling from Nairobi after participating in the just-concluded African Athletics Championships in Nigeria.

Here are photos of Bett, the first Kenyan to win a Worlds gold medal in hurdles.

Bett in action in Beijing, 2015 [Photo: Reuters]


Bett with his medal [Photo: Reuters]
Bett with DP Ruto and former Sports CS Hassan Wario [Photo: Denis Okeyo]
Nicholas Bett [Photo: Dennis Okeyo]
Nicholas Bett (L) is congratulated by Boniface Mucheru Tumuti in Beijing [Photo: AFP]
Nicholas Bett [Photo: Dennis Okeyo]