African long-distance runner is attacked by hippopotamus in training

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 African long-distance runner is attacked by hippopotamus in training


According to Kenyas national daily, Makua was attacked by a hippopotamus in training, and was found by a teammate, kepukos, who trained with him, and rescued him before recovering his life.

I ran by the animals first, but a few seconds later, I didnt see Makua, and then I saw him struggling to break free from a hippopotamus, kopkos told the state daily. I first scared the other hippos away, and then focused on saving him from the one that attacked him Hippopotamus is one of the most dangerous animals in Africa. After being rescued, Makua suffered four rib fractures and two left arm fractures. However, his life was not in danger. Before the hippopotamus attack, Makua had already run 27 minutes, about 10 kilometers. He is currently being treated in a local hospital and is recovering. Makua was scheduled to fly to Turkey the next day for the Izmir marathon on October 4, but was not able to compete after the attack. According to local media reports, local residents strongly appeal to Kenya Wildlife Services to pay attention to the recent increase in Hippo attacks in the local Hippo reserve. In last months Hippo attack, two people were killed and three injured in mango village. Source: Netease sports Author: boxing plus wrestling editor: Cao Liqiao_ NS1806

I ran by the animals first, but a few seconds later, I didnt see Makua, and then I saw him struggling to break free from a hippopotamus, kopkos told the state daily. I first scared the other hippos away, and then focused on saving him from the one that attacked him

Makua was scheduled to fly to Turkey the next day for the Izmir marathon on October 4, but was not able to compete after the attack.