silas-kiprutoWhen we are running it may be annoying to have someone running too close to us; this is what Silas Kipruto must have thought when, during the Bix 7 Road Race, he tried to slap one of his opponents.

Last Saturday, the Kenyan athlete took part in the manifestation which takes place every year in Davenport, Iowa; in the middle of the race the athlete turned and tried to reach for Teshome Mekonen who was running behind him.

Kipruto eventually won the race in 33’03 whereas Mekonen’s claim was turned down.

Here is the video of attempt to slap Mekonen.


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