Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, who represented her country at the recent Tokyo Olympics , has died aged 25, Athletics Kenya (AK) reported in a target statement Wednesday. According to the country's athletics body, Tirop was found dead at her home in Iten, after being allegedly stabbed. Local reports indicate that Tirop was found dead with stab wounds in the abdomen. Athletics Kenya said it is still working to find out more details of his demise. Tirop agent Gianni Demadonna also confirmed his death by th-mail to CNN. Athletics Kenya was not immediately available for further comment when contacted by CNN. Agnes Tirop in thes 5,000m qualifiers at Tokyo 2020. The 25-year-old won bronze in the 10,000m at the 2017 and 2019 World Championships and finished 4th in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Games. Last month, Tirop made history by scoring 28 seconds of the long-standing women 's 10km world record at the Adizero Road To Records event in Germany. Tirop finished in 30:01, breaking the previous record of 30:29 set by Moroccan Asmae Leghzaoui in 2002. After the race she said: I am so happy to have broken the world record. felt the pace was good. The course was also very good. at the World Cross Country Championships in the IAAF 2015, Tirop became the second youngest female race gold medalist after Zola Budd. Athletics Kenya said the country had lost a gem that was one of the fastest growing athletics giants on the plan international scene, thanks to its eye-catching performances.