|Full name||Violet Awindi Barasa|
June 21, 1975|
|Died||February 12, 2007
She was a long-time captain for the Kenyan women's national volleyball team. Baraza represented Kenya in the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, three times in the World Championship and in numerous continental events.
She died in February 2007 at the Webuye District Hospital of undisclosed causes. At the time of her death, she was still an active player with the Kenya Commercial Bank volleyball club, although she had been dropped from the national team.
She was married to Kenneth G. Kimani, who was born at Karatu Sub-Location, Ndarugu Location, Kiambu District, Gatundu Division in Central Province. He attended Ndarugu Primary School and went to Muhoho High School, He Later Joined Jomo Kenyatta University in Juja.
Kenneth and Awindi had no child.
Ken is now the director of GTN (Gospel television network)
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