In his special event, the 5000 metres, he reached the semi final at the 1983 World Championships in Athletics. At the 1984 Summer Olympics he finished 6th, and at the 1988 Summer Olympics he again reached the semi final.
His twin brother Kipkoech Cheruiyot had success as a middle distance runner.
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