Iness Chepkesis Chenonge

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Iness Chepkesis Chenonge (born 1 February 1982 in Trans-Nzoia District) is a Kenyan runner who specializes in the 5000 metres. She was the bronze medallist at the 2002 Commonwealth Games and repeated the feat eight years later at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, forming a Kenyan sweep of the medals with Vivian Cheruiyot and Sylvia Kibet.[1]

Chenonge was the 2008 winner of the Marseille-Cassis Classique Internationale road race. She set a personal best of 1:09:08 for the half marathon in March 2011, taking fifth place at the Lisbon Half Marathon.[2]

Major championship record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
2002 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 3rd 5000 m
World Half Marathon Championships Brussels, Belgium 20th Half Marathon
2003 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 9th 5000 m
2004 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 7th 5000 m
2005 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 4th 5000 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 6th 5000 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 3000 m
2009 World Cross Country Championships Amman, Jordan 10th Long race
World Championships Berlin, Germany 6th 5000m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece 4th 3000 m
7th 5000 m
2010 Continental Cup Split, Croatia 5th 3000 m
Commonwealth Games New Delhi, India 3rd 5000 m

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rowbottom, Mike (2010-10-13). Women’s relay team crowns Indian glory - Commonwealth Games, Day Seven. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-03-21.
  2. ^ Fernandes, Antonio Manuel (2011-03-20). Tadese blazes 58:30 in Lisbon, second fastest Half Marathon ever. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-03-21.

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