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Uganda Olympic champion Kiprotich given hero’s welcome

Crowds in Uganda have given a hero’s welcome to Stephen Kiprotich, the country’s first Olympic gold medal winner in 40 years. Kiprotich, a prison warden who won the men’s marathon on Sunday, was then presented with a cheque for $80,000 (£51,000) by President Yoweri Museveni. He was also promoted nine ranks to become an assistant

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