Kiprotich picked for Olympics over Mutai 

Triple Olympian. Kiprotich can now focus on rewarding the UAF faith in him with a medal in Tokyo. PHOTO/AGENCIES

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  • History. London 2012 Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich will become the first Ugandan to compete in three different Games marathon after getting UAF nod ahead of Solomon Mutai

Stephen Kiprotich will join a select band of athletes to compete at three straight Olympic Games after he was chosen as one of Uganda’s three representatives in Tokyo this year.

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