Double World champion Faith Kipyegon has explained how she manages to strike a balance between her life, family, and career.
Double World Champion Faith Kipyegon has explained how she manages to strike a balance between life, her family, and her career.
Speaking on Sport On, a show on NTV, Kipyegon noted that she does not see herself as a celebrity and is always keen on maintaining a simple life.
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The double world record holder added that it is not easy to strike a balance between the three but she tries as much as possible to ensure all her needs are met.
“It is not easy but I always try to be myself at all times since I believe it’s the most important thing. I don’t see myself as a celebrity and I always control things under the ground.
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"I am a mother, wife, and an elite athlete and I have to balance everything in a good way. I try to get people who can help me at home and I have to be comfortable knowing that everything at home is working out well when I’m away,” Kipyegon explained.
She added that her family has been her greatest support system, something she never takes for granted.
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“I have a sister called Beatrice Mutai who runs the half marathon, she is yet to graduate to the marathon and I also have another one called Josephine who runs the half marathon.
"They have helped me a lot from my father, mother, sisters, and brothers…they have pushed me to where I am.
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