Josephat Kiprono

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Not to be confused with Josphat Kiprono Menjo, another Kenyan runner.

Josephat Kiprono (born December 12, 1973) is a Kenyan distance and marathon runner. He participated at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in 1996 and won a silver medal finishing behind Italian Stefano Baldini. Kiprono won three marathons in his career: Berlin (1999), Rome (2000), and Rotterdam (2001). His Rotterdam time of 2.06:50 hours which was the best marathon performance in 2001.[1] His personal best in the classic distance is 2:06:44, ran in Berlin.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
1999 Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany 1st Marathon 2:06:44
2000 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 2nd Marathon 2:07:29
Rome City Marathon Rome, Italy 1st Marathon 2:08:27
2001 Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 1st Marathon 2:06:50
World Championships Edmonton, Canada Marathon DNF
Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 2nd Marathon 2:07:06
2003 Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 2nd Marathon 2:07:53
Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 10th Marathon 2:11:30
2004 Xiamen International Marathon Xiamen, PR China 8th Marathon 2:14:57

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yearly Rankings- Marathon