On Saturday, October 30th, 2021, Ugandan long-distance runner Joshua Cheptegei was introduced to his fiancee Carol Yeko Kamari’s parents. He is an Olympic Gold Medalist, World Champion, World Cross Country Champion, and World Record Holder.
The couple’s traditional wedding introduction ceremony took place in Cheminy, Kween District, with close friends, relatives, and other well-wishers in attendance to commemorate yet another milestone in their relationship.
David Rudisha, a Kenyan middle-distance runner who was the Olympic champion in 2012 and 2016, two-time World Champion, and holds the world record in the 800 meters, was also present at the event.
Other world-famous athletes that attended included Geoffrey Kamworor, Stephen Kiprotich, Peruth Chemutai, and Jacob Kiplimo, among others.
Former Vision Group CEO Robert Kabushenga and Speaker of Parliament Hon. Anita Among were also present at the wedding.
Carol (25) and Cheptegei (25) had been together for a few years and this was the first step in making their relationship official.