Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya

List of notable or famous track and field athletes from kenya, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in kenya and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to kenya. If you're trying to find out the names of famous kenya track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from kenya is included when available.

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  • Abel Mutai

    Abel Mutai

    Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Nandi County, Kenya
    Abel Kiprop Mutai (born 2 October 1988) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.He was born in Nandi. He won the gold medal at the 2005 World Youth Championships, a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, seventh at the 2013 World Championship and finished ninth at the 2009 World Athletics Final.As well as these, he won the 2000 m steeplechase at the 2007 African Junior championship. He suffered an Achilles tendon injury which kept him out of competition for all of 2010.His personal best times are 8:05.16 minutes in the 3000 metres, achieved in June 2006 in Lisbon; and 8:01.67 minutes in the 3000 metres steeplechase, achieved in May 2012 in Rome.
  • Alphas Kishoyian

    Alphas Kishoyian

    Age: 28
    • Birthplace: Narok, Kenya
    Alphas Leken Kishoyian is a Kenyan sprinter. Kishoyian won a silver medal in the 400 metres at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Athletics, losing to Arman Hall. He also won a silver medal in the 400 m at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games, losing to Clovis Asong.
  • Anderson Mureta Mutegi

    Anderson Mureta Mutegi

    Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Meru, Kenya
    Anderson Mureta Mutegi is an athlete.
  • Anthony Chemut

    Anthony Chemut

    Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Nandi County, Kenya
    Anthony Chemut is a Kenyan middle distance runner that specialises in the 800 metres. He was part of the Kenyan team for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
    • Birthplace: Eldoret, Kenya
    Asbel Kiprop (born 30 June 1989) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner, who specialises in the 1500 metres. He was awarded the 1500 m gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics after the original winner, Rashid Ramzi, tested positive for doping. Kiprop has won three World Championship titles in the event, in 2011, 2013 and 2015. Kiprop failed his own doping test in November 2017 and received a four-year doping ban.He won his first major title at the 2007 All-Africa Games, taking the 1500 m gold medal, and also won the event at the 2010 African Championships in Athletics, improving upon a bronze medal performance from 2008. His personal best for the distance is 3:26.69.
  • Bedan Karoki

    Bedan Karoki

    Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Nyandarua County, Kenya
    Bedan Karoki Muchiri is an athlete.