With the 2016 Olympic Games coming to a close, Kenya grabbed the whole world’s attention as its national anthem went in the air courtesy of Eliud Kipchoge’s gold medal win in the marathon race.
The anthem seemed to have melted the hearts of many, prompting many social media users to crown it as the world’s best national anthem.
While the Rio Games already had many memorable moments, the East African nation’s national anthem took its place among those moments as it received a thundering applause after its completion.
Social media users went to twitter to show their love for the anthem, some even promising to learn the anthem.
Here are some of the celebratory tweets;
Wow, that #Kenyan National Anthem is nice!! Must be a great feeling to get your medal in front of EVERYBODY!! #ClosingCeremony
— Geoff Hansell (@geoffhansell) August 22, 2016
notice how all the Athletes stood when the Kenyan national anthem was played. #Respect #ClosingCeremony #Rio2016
— #DTWD Ginger (@B_renton) August 22, 2016
The Kenyan national anthem is probably one of the prettiest I've ever heard #ClosingCeremony
— Hannah Pedersen (@HannahJStowell) August 22, 2016
Men's marathon receiving their medals; #Gold for #KEN's Eliud Kipchoge. The Kenyan national anthem is absolutely beautiful. #ClosingCeremony
— Shelby-Jai Flick (@ShelbyJaiFlick) August 22, 2016
Never heard the Kenyan national anthem before. That was gorgeous. #ClosingCeremony #Gold #Rio2016
— Babs (@BabsSheKing) August 22, 2016