She restored faith in humanity. <3 <3 #Respect
Jacqueline Nyetipei Kiplimo is a female marathon athlete from Kenya. She was born in 1984. In March 2010, she participated in the Zheng Khai International marathon (42.5 miles), in China. The competition attracted more than 1,500 athletes, including 200 foreigners from over 26 countries. During this event, the world was surprised by how Jacqueline helped a disabled athlete from china, up sacrificing his victory, which would have help her to earn $ 10,000.
During that competition, the temperature was high and damp. Even top athletes were dehydrated and filled up water on several water stations. Thus, Jacqueline Kiplimo was leading the race. So, she noticed a disabled athlete who wanted to be dehydrated also. But, due to his disability, he hasn't forearms to take a bottle.
Jacqueline Kiplimo receiving a cup after the Shenzhen Marathon 2013
He asked help to his compatriots, but nobody wanted to help him. When Jacqueline Nyetipei saw that, she decided to help him and sacrifice his victory. So, she slowed her pace and began to give him water to drink. She did this from 10th kilometer until 38th kilometer. During this time, another Kenyan athlete named Emily Samoei took advantage of the Jacqueline’s slower pace, to overtook her.