By Jane Nambi
Kiprotich Stephen, 23, from Kapchorwa, Uganda lifted Uganda on high during the London Olympics 2012 closing ceremony when he managed to scoop himself a gold medal in the 42km/23m race. His race to the win was documented in pictures.
Kiprotich starts off the race with the rest of the people.
Kiprotich makes the run for the gold.
Kiprotich racing to the win with Kenyan competitors.
Kiprotich and other competitors.
Kiprotich and Kenyan competitors.
London Olympics 2012, Stephen Kiprotich.
Kiprotich approaches the finishing line.
Kiprotich reaches the finishing line.
Kiprotich becomes Ugandan winner at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics 2012.
Kiprotich being congratulated by friend after winning.
Kiprotich kisses the Ugandan flag after winning.