Saturday, December 1, 2012

Paul Tergat Inducted Into Johnnie Walker Giants

Kenyan marathon legend Dr. Paul Tergat has been inducted into Johnnie Walker ‘Walk With Giants’ Hall of Fame which celebrates the life stories of some of the world’s most inspirational men.

The five-time world cross country champion and world marathon record holder will now join the likes of Living legend Haile Gebrselassie, Formula One Champions Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, Explorers Ranulph Fiennes and Amyr Klink, Marketing Guru John Hegarty and British Billionaire Richard Brunson.

Ethiopia’s Gebrselassie was the first African personality to be selected by Diageo to promote the Johnnie Walker brand.

Tergat who was recently appointed Kenya’s representative at the International Olympic Committee replacing National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) chairman Kipchoge Keino;  will be part of the Johnnie Walker mentoring session initiated by Diageo’s East African Breweries Limited.

Other Africans in the campaign include entrepreneur Prince Kofi Amoabeng from Ghana, music maestro Manu Dibango from Cameroon and former soccer player Samson Siasia from Nigeria.

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Here is the video announcing Paul Tergat's induction into the Johnny Walker Hall of Fame:

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