The Safaricom Soya Awards 2017 was held at the KICC, Nairobi, on Wednesday. The awards, now in their 14th edition, sought to recognise and award athletes and sportsmen and women who exhibited exemplary performances over the year ended 2017.
Winners included Helen Obiri, Jackline Wambui and Samuel Muchai. Paralympian Samuel Muchai was awarded the overall Sportsman of the Year award, making a record as the awards' first person living with disability to win the prestigious award.
Present were Deputy President William Ruto as well as the awards founder, Paul Tergat.