Kenya at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics

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Kenya at the
World Championships in Athletics

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Flag of Kenya
IAAF code KEN
National federation Athletics Kenya
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At the 2009 World Championships in Athletics
in Berlin
Competitors 43 (24 men, 19 women)
Medals Gold
4
Silver
5
Bronze
2
Total
11
2007
2011

Kenya will compete at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics from 15–23 August. A team of 43 athletes was announced in preparation for the competition. Selected athletes have achieved one of the competition's qualifying standards. The Kenyan team, characteristically strong in the middle- and long-distance running events, includes reigning world champions Alfred Yego and Janeth Jepkosgei, and reigning Olympic champions Pamela Jelimo, Nancy Jebet Lagat, and Brimin Kipruto.

Team selection[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athletes
Men Women
400 metres Mark Mutai Joyce Zakari
800 metres Asbel Kipruto Kiprop
Jackson Mumbwa Kivuna
David Rudisha
Alfred Kirwa Yego
Pamela Jelimo
Janeth Jepkosgei
1500 metres Augustine Kiprono Choge
Haron Keitany
Asbel Kipruto Kiprop
Irene Jelagat
Viola Kibiwot
Nancy Jebet Lagat
5000 metres Vincent Kiprop Chepkok
Joseph Ebuya
Eliud Kipchoge
Iness Chepkesis Chenonge
Vivian Cheruiyot
Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet
10,000 metres Bernard Kiprop Kipyego
Micah Kogo
Moses Ndiema Masai
Florence Jebet Kiplagat
Linet Chepkwemoi Masai
Grace Momanyi
Marathon Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot
Benjamin Kiptoo
Abel Kirui
Emmanuel Mutai
Daniel Rono
Risper Jemeli Kimaiyo
Helena Loshanyang Kirop
Martha Komu
Irene Limika
Julia Mumbi Muraga
3000 m steeplechase Ezekiel Kemboi
Brimin Kiprop Kipruto
Paul Kipsiele Koech
Richard Kipkemboi Mateelong
Milkah Chemos Cheiywa
Gladys Jerotich Kipkemoi
Ruth Bosibori
20 km race walk David Kimutai

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
400 m Mark Mutai
800 m
1500 m
5000 m
10,000 m
3000 m steeplechase
Marathon
20 km walk David Kimutai 1:26.35 32

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
400 m Joyce Zakari
800 m
1500 m
5000 m
10,000 m
3000 m steeplechase
Marathon

References[edit]

General

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