• Moraa is the 800 m title holder
By now you must have heard the name Mary Moraa.
The athlete captured the hearts of many after she was caught dancing by the camera's during the just concluded Budapest Championships.
She also excited many after she won the Women's 800 metre title for Kenya after a 10 year break.
Below are things you did not know about Moraa.
- She is aged 23, was born in born 15 June 2000.
- Grew up in Kisii.
- Became an orphan at age 2.
- Was brought up by her grandmother.
- She specialises in the 800 metres
- Brought the 800M title home after 10 years after Budapest won.
- Moraa is the Kenyan record holder for the 400 meters.
- She was the 2022 Diamond League 800 m champion.
- Won gold medal at the 2023 World Athletics Championships.
- Won a bronze at the 2022 World Athletics Championships
- She won a gold at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
- Made her international debut at the World Under-18 Championships in 2021.