Rio 2016 came to a close on Sunday, and with Eliud Kipchoge taking the gold with a time of 2:08 for the 42km run, Kenya’s beautiful anthem was played. A part from the 13 medals that Kenyan athletes bagged for the country, there was one more proud moment for Kenyans, Twitter exploded with praises for our amazing anthem.
@lindsayince: Wow, Kenya has a beautiful national anthem! What a tune! You learn something new every day! #ClosingCeremony
@nickvividrocks: Kenya has a bada*s sounding national anthem
@AkilahObviously: The Kenyan national anthem is so haunting and beautiful like wow WOW
@elle_lynne: The Kenyan National Anthem is the best national anthem ever. This thing is tough.
@jamal_j_wash: Kenya’s national anthem sounds like an epic biblical movie opening. I thought The Ten Commandments was coming on #ClosingCeremony
@MikaMarie33: Kenya’s national anthem sounds so majestic. Gorgeous.
@BrittanyMDonald: That was a beautiful medal ceremony! Congratulations Eliud Kipchoge on winning #gold! #Olympics #marathon #ClosingCeremony
@KResearcher: Well it seems the World fell in love with the Kenya national anthem after it was played during the Rio closing ceremony. Kipchoge did that.