Suleiman Kangangi Accident: How Did Suleiman Kangangi Die? - Naija News 247

Suleiman Kangangi Accident: How Did Suleiman Kangangi Die?

Suleiman Kangangi Death Cause: Kenya Riders captain Suleiman Kangangi dies in Crash in Vermont, USA. Kangangi was one of the best cyclists Kenya has ever yielded, having vied in the Commonwealth Games, among other big races.

How Did Suleiman Kangangi Die?

After one of their own, Suleiman Kangangi passed away in the US, the cycling community in Kenya has been devastated by mourning. On Saturday in Vermont, Kangangi tragically perished during the Overland gravel race. The Kenyan took part in the event until his tragic passing. Kangangi was the captain of the national team’s Kenya Riders before his passing. He competed for his nation in several events, including the All Africa Games and the Commonwealth Games. Cycling Kenya Federation acknowledged the incident and expressed its condolences to the family.

Who is Suleiman Kangangi?

At the time of his passing, Suleiman Kangangi had reached the age of 33 years. Kangangi was born on December 9th, 1988 in the city of Eldoret, which is located in Kenya. He is of the black ethnicity and he is an American citizen. His nationality is the United States. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius

Kangangi belonged to the newly established off-road riding team Team Amani, which included athletes from Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. He was the team’s captain, and because of his considerable road racing background, he brought a wealth of knowledge to the table. Kangangi was a member of the competitive cycling team Bike Aid from 2016 until 2020. He took part in the Tour du Rwanda in 2017 and came in third place overall.

On the other hand, when Kangangi competed in the Migration Gravel Event, a stage event that took place over four days and made its debut in Kenya in 2021, his cycling career was given a new lease on life. Great athletes from all over the world, including Ian Boswell and Laurens ten Dam, competed in the gravel-surfaced race in Kenya’s Maasai Mara. They competed against aspirational East African professionals.

Kangangi placed second overall in the first competition. He won the Evolution Gravel competition in June, which was the Amani Project’s second stage and took place in East Africa. Kangangi was committed to advancing both the development of the sport in his native Kenya and his professional racing career. He founded the Migration Gravel Series, which presents educational events in and around Nairobi, including lectures, seminars, and other meetings.

Suleiman Kangangi Accident: How Did Suleiman Kangangi Die?

Suleiman Kangangi Cause of Death

An accident that happened during the Vermont Gravel Race, which is now taking place in the United States of America, declared the life of the national team’s captain. On Sunday, August 28, his buddy and fellow cycling lover Allan Gogo informed him that he had passed away.

When Kangangi crashed, he was participating in the Vermont Overland, a 59-mile dirt road bicycle race with approximately 7,000 feet of climbing. Kangangi was riding at a high speed in the Vermont Overland when he crashed. Therefore it is confirmed that high-pace riding was Suleiman Kangangi cause of death. Ngnews 247

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