Iness Chepkesis Chenonge
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.
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.
Major championship record
|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|
|2010||Continental Cup||Split, Croatia||5th||3000 m|
|Commonwealth Games||New Delhi, India||3rd||5000 m|
- 1500 metres - 4:08.61 (2009)
- 3000 metres - 8:39.29 min (2006)
- 5000 metres - 14:39.19 min (2010)
- Half marathon - 1:09:08 hrs (2011)
- Rowbottom, Mike (2010-10-13). Women’s relay team crowns Indian glory - Commonwealth Games, Day Seven. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-03-21.
- 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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