Delilah Asiago

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Delilah Asiago (born 24 February 1972) is a retired female athlete from Kenya. She specialized in long-distance running, including marathons.

She was banned for two years after she tested positive for doping during the 1999 Saint Silvester Race.[1] Nevertheless, she was still active in 2006 when she won the Dubai Marathon.[2]

Asiago holds 4-Mile and 12-Kilometer road running world records.[3] She was awarded the "Road Racer of the Year" prize in 1995 by Running Times.[4]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
1991 All-Africa Games Cairo, Egypt 3rd 3,000 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 12th 10,000 m
1995 All-Africa Games Harare, Zimbabwe 2nd 10,000 m

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  1. ^ IAAF News, Nov/Dec 2000: "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2003-05-11. Retrieved 2003-05-11. 
  2. ^ IAAF, February 17, 2006 Pacemaker keeps going, and wins in Dubai
  3. ^ World Records and best performances
  4. ^ Running Times: Road Racers of the Year
  5. ^ Daily Nation, November 8, 2003: When the city stood still