9 Amazing Pictures Of Kenyan Olympians Welcomed Back Home In 1968


The welcome home Kenyan Olympians event in 1968 was a party. It was the first year for Kenya to bring back gold from the LA summer Olympics and boy was it a ceremony and a half. 

Old, young, Asian, African came in large numbers thronging the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shouting in praise and admiration. Parents brought their children out with flowers and other tokens to congratulate the olympians for the 3 gold, 4 silver and two bronze medals they came home with

The star of the day of Kipchoge Keino as is David Rudisha today, who brought home gold while Naftali Temo also brought home a bronze and gold medal.

See the amazing pictures here 


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