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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Abel Mutai age 30 Abel Kiprop Mutai 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 and finished ...more

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Alphas Kishoyian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Alphas Kishoyian age 24 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 ...more

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Anderson Mureta Mutegi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Anderson Mureta Mutegi age 31 Anderson Mureta Mutegi is an athlete.

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Anthony Chemut is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Anthony Chemut age 26 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.

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Asbel Kiprop is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 29 Asbel Kiprop is a Kenyan middle-distance runner, who specializes in the 1500 metres. Kiprop was awarded the 1500 m gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics after the original winner, Rashid Ramzi, ...more

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Bedan Karoki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Bedan Karoki age 28 Bedan Karoki Muchiri is an athlete.

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Boniface Mucheru is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Boniface Mucheru age 26 Boniface Mucheru Tumuti is a Kenyan athlete competing in the 400 metres and 400 metres hurdles. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 400 metres hurdles.

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Boniface Ontuga Mweresa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Boniface Ontuga Mweresa age 25 Boniface Ontuga Mweresa is a track and field athlete.

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Brimin Kipruto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 33 Brimin Kipruto is a Kenyan middle distance runner who specialises in the 3000 metres steeplechase. He was born in Korkitony, Keiyo District. He holds a personal best of 7:53.64 minutes which is ...more

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Cherono Koech is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Cherono Koech age 26 Cherono Koech is an athlete.

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David Rudisha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 30 David Lekuta Rudisha is a Kenyan middle distance runner. He is the current Olympic champion and world record holder in the 800 metres. Rudisha was the first person to run under 1:41.00 for the ...more

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Edwin Soi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 32 Edwin Cheruiyot Soi is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 and 5000 metres. He is a two-time Olympian for Kenya. His earliest honours were team gold medals with Kenya at ...more

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Eunice Sum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Eunice Sum age 30 Eunice Sum is a track and field athlete.

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Ezekiel Kemboi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 36 Ezekiel Kemboi Cheboi is a Kenyan athlete, winner of the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2004 Summer Olympics, the 2009 World Championships, the 2011 World Championships, the 2012 Summer ...more

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Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon age 25 Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon is an athlete.

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Hellen Onsando Obiri is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Hellen Onsando Obiri age 29 Hellen Onsando Obiri is a Kenyan middle-distance runner. She won 3000 metres distance at 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Obiri was 11th in 1500 m at 2011 World ...more

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Isiah Koech is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Isiah Koech age 25 Isiah Kiplangat Koech is an Kenyan long-distance runner who specialises in the 5000 metres. At the 2009 World Youth Championships in Athletics in Brixen, Italy, Koech won a gold medal over 3000 ...more

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Janet Cherobon-Bawcom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 40 Janet Cherobon-Bawcom is an American distance runner. She grew up in Kenya, before attending college in the United States. In college she won three Division II national championships and was ...more

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Janeth Jepkosgei is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 35 Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei is a Kenyan middle distance runner and former world champion.

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Joy Nakhumicha Sakari is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Joy Nakhumicha Sakari age 32 Joy Nakhumicha Sakari is a track and field athlete.

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Joyce Chepkirui is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Joyce Chepkirui age 30 Joyce Chepkirui is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in road running events. She established herself as a half marathon runner, winning races in Granollers, Bogotá and ...more

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Julius Yego is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 30 Julius Kiplagat Yego is a Kenyan track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. He is the Kenyan record holder for the event with a personal best of 85.40 metres. He was third at the ...more

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Lydia Rotich is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
age 30 Lydia Chebet Rotich is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She finished fifth at the 2009 World Athletics Final. Her personal best time is 9:21.38 ...more

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Mark Mutai is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Mark Mutai age 40 Mark Kiprotich Mutai is a runner from Kenya, who specializes in 400 metres. He is a Commonwealth Games gold medallist. He competed at the 2009 world championships in Berlin, Germany, but did not ...more

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Maureen Jelagat Maiyo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Kenya
Maureen Jelagat Maiyo age 33 Maureen Jelagat Maiyo is an athlete.