Charles Gitonga

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Charles Gitonga
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Born 5 October 1971

Charles Gitonga (born 5 October 1971) is a retired athlete from Kenya who specialized in the 400 metres. He is best known for winning the gold medal at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria.

His personal best time was 44.20 seconds, achieved in June 1996 in Nairobi. The result gives him a 19th place on the world all-time performers list, and is only 0.02 seconds behind the Kenyan record set by Samson Kitur four years earlier.

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