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Rudisha and wife welcome new baby girl

By HILARY KIMUYU September 10th, 2015 1 min read

Olympic 800m champion and world record holder David Rudisha and his wife Elizabeth Naanyu are the proud parents a bouncing baby girl.

The new-born baby is the couple’s third child. The newly crowned world 800m champion broke the news of his family’s newest member on Twitter.

“The long awaited queen has arrived today. I am proud father…. thanks to God both the mother & the child are ok!!!!” Rudisha’s post read.

The baby’s arrival is a source of double celebration for the Rudishas, coming just two weeks after the Kenyan athlete made a remarkable comeback from injury to win the 800m gold medal at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.