Elijah Manangoi

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Elijah Motonei Manangoi
Elijah Manangoi 2016 Bislett games.jpg
Manangoi in 2016
Personal information
NationalityKenyan
Born (1993-01-05) 5 January 1993 (age 26)
Narok, Kenya[1]
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
CountryKenya
SportTrack and field
Event(s)1500 metres

Elijah Motonei Manangoi (born 5 January 1993) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner.[2] He competed in the 1500 metres at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing winning the silver medal and at the 2017 World Championships, where he won the gold medal.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 12th 1500 m 3:45.47
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 2nd 1500 m 3:34.63
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 26th (h) 1500 m 3:46.831
2017 World Championships London, Great Britain 1st 1500 m 3:33.61
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 1st 1500 m 3:34.78
African Championships Asaba, Nigeria 1st 1500 m 3:35.20

1Did not start in the semifinals

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

Indoor

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2014 CWG bio
  2. ^ "Elijah Motonei Manangoi". IAAF. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  3. ^ "IAAF: Elijah Motonei MANANGOI | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2 May 2018.

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