Rose Cheruiyot

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Rose Jelagat Cheruiyot (born July 21, 1976) is a runner from Kenya.

She is married to Ismael Kirui.[1] The couple completed an unusual double, when they both won their senior races at the Belfast International Cross Country in 1995.

Cheruiyot broke the 5000 metres Kenyan record in 1996, timing 14:46.41. The record was beaten in September 2000 by Leah Malot, the new record was 14:39.83.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Event
1994 World XC Championships Budapest, Hungary 2 14:05 Junior race
African Junior Championships Algiers, Algeria 3 4:22.38 1500 metres
2 9:04.80 3000 metres
1995 World XC Championships Budapest, Hungary 8 Long race
All-Africa Games Harare, Zimbabwe 1 15:37.9 5000 metres
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7 15:02.45 5000 metres
1996 World XC Championships Stellenbosch, South Africa 2 20:18 Long race
Olympics Atlanta, USA 8 15:17.33 5000 metres
2000 World XC Championships Vilamoura, Portugal 12 13:22 Short race
Olympics Sydney, Australia 11 14:58.07 5000 metres
2001 World XC Championships Oostende, Belgium 8 15:07 Short race
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 9 15:23.18 5000 metres
2002 World XC Championships Dublin, Ireland 8 27:28 Long race
2006 Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st Marathon
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 24 2:38:56 Marathon

Road running and marathons[edit]

Other achievements[edit]

Personal best[edit]

Distance Time Date City
1,500 m 4:13.05 May 23, 2000 Nijmegen
3,000 m 8:39.88 August 18, 2000 Monaco
5,000 m 14:46.41 August 16, 1996 Keulen
10 km 31:43 September 18, 2005 Zaandam
10 km 31:43 March 31, 2002 La Courneuve
15 km 48:00 November 20, 2005 Nijmegen
20 km 1:08:09 April 23, 2006 Hamburg
Half Marathon 1:09.32 April 7, 2002 Berlin
25 km 1:24:46 May 8, 2005 Berlin
30 km 1:43:19 April 23, 2006 Hamburg
Marathon 2:25:48 January 18, 2008 Dubai

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