Daniel Kipchirchir Komen
Komen at the 2011 World championships Athletics in Daegu.
|World Indoor Championships|
|2006 Moscow||1500 m|
|2008 Valencia||1500 m|
He graduated from Timboroa High School in 2003. He started running seriously while at high school.
In 2003 he finished second at the 2003 African Junior Championships 5000 metres race, behind Boniface Kiprop Toroitich of Uganda. He competed at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki but missed the 1500 metres final.
On June 10, 2007, he ran the fastest mile ever run in the United States, breaking a record that Eamonn Coghlan had held since 1983 with a 3:48.28 in Eugene, Oregon. He competed at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics in Osaka missing the 1500 metres final.
|2005||World Athletics Final||Monte Carlo, Monaco||5th||1500 m|
|2006||World Indoor Championships||Moscow, Russia||2nd||1500 m|
|2007||World Athletics Final||Stuttgart, Germany||1st||1500 m|
|2008||World Indoor Championships||Valencia, Spain||2nd||1500 m|
- 1500 metres - 3:29.02 - Rome (ITA) - 14/07/2006
- Mile - 3:48.28 - Eugene (OR) - 10/06/2007
- 3000 metres - 7:31.41 - Doha - 06/05/2011
- 5000 metres - 13:04.02 - Rabat - 06/06/2010
Notes and references
- "All-time men's best mile race". Track and Field all-time Performances Homepage. 2007-08-15. Retrieved 2007-08-31.
- Daniel Kipchirchir Komen profile at IAAF
- IAAF, August 25, 2007: Focus on Africa - Daniel Kipchirchir Komen
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