'Kenya should use Games to unite nation'
16 July 2012, 09:12
Kenya should use the London Olympics to strengthen unity among its
ethnic communities ahead of an election that has created fears of a
return to the violence of 2008, gold medallist Wilfred Bungei has said.
The now retired athlete won the 800 metres four years ago and said
Kenya's best ever Games performance in Beijing helped to heal the
"We had just come from a bloody presidential election in which thousands
of people were either killed or displaced from their homes," Bungei,
Kenya's Olympic captain that year, told Reuters.
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