The young athlete has only … 17 years.
Edward Pingua Zakayo is Benfica athlete and won last Sunday the first place in the 5000 meters in the Diamond League, race held in Rabat, Morocco.
The Kenyan athlete in the club finished the race in 13m11.49s ahead of Solomon Berihu of Ethiopia and Soufiyan Bouqantar of Morocco but it is more because of his age that is giving to speak.
Pingua Zakayo is only 17 years old and social networks are already multiplying the comments that cast doubt on the truth of the facts. The young Kenyan was born in 2001 and turns 18 on 25 November.
“Looks like you’re 35,” or “17? Ahahaha “are some of the many comments that can be read in the publication below.