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Blessing in disguise for golfer Makokha as caddie substitute delivers bronze

CAXIAS do Sul, Brazil, May 12 – Deaf golfer Isaac Makokha was wanting ahead to a husband-wife golfer and caddie mixture earlier than his shock bronze on the twenty fourth Summer Deaflympics in Caxius Do Sul.

The Vet Lab beginner had explored just a few techniques along with his spouse Susan Kithure and so they shared scintillating moments in the run as much as motion correct in his final match.

But after an damage sidelined her spouse, a greenhorn caddie in Chris Ojiambo was turned from an indication language interpreter and referred to as upon to fill the void left behind.

From L-R Chris Ojiambo, Isaac Makokha (middle) and his spouse Susan Kithure after profitable bronze on the twenty fourth Summer Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul, Brazil. Photo/KELLY AYODI

Ojiambo was thrown in the deep finish, swam and got here out with bronze for his golfer Makokha. He really pulled off a task he was not speculated to play in the primary place.

But Ojiambo, who was caddying for the primary time, attested to the truth that the brand new partnership was only a nice mixture by guiding Makokha to a historic feat.

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“I was not prepared for this role. But being a part of the winning team makes me feel proud. It hasn’t sunk in yet. It was a great feeling caddying for the first time. The golfer and a caddie are considered as one, so I feel motivated to deliver the impossible,” stated Ojiambo, who has suprised one and all along with his fairway antics.

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Chris Ajiambo, who’s Isaac Makokha’s Sign Language Interpreter turned golfer in motion on the Caxias do Sul Golf Course in Deaflympics. Photo/KELLY AYODI

“I knew I used to be strolling alongside the fairways with among the best golf gamers so I needed to push on and the last word function was to inspire him.

Asked whether or not he would like to do it repeatedly, Ojiambo went on: “If an opportunity like this came my way, I would accept it with my open arms. Isaac (Makokha) has taught me a lot of things during the process. Most of all is being levelheaded, and determination above all.”

Makokha’s spouse Kathure was all smiles and right here’s what she needed to say about his hubby’s fairy story achievement. “I am a proud wife today. I feel happy. I was here to encourage him and. also to give him anything he needed like snacks from time to time on the course.”

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Isaac Makokha (L) and his spouse Susan Kithure after profitable bronze on the twenty fourth Summer Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul, Brazil. Photo/KELLY AYODI

“The only challenge I experienced was that I had the wrong shoes. And at some point, I slipped and couldn’t continue with caddying so I handed over to Chris to continue,” Kithure stated.

-Alex Isaboke is reporting from Caxias do Sul-

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