Hellen Obiri

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Hellen Onsando Obiri
Hellen Obiri Istanbul 2012.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Kenyan
Born (1989-12-13) 13 December 1989 (age 27)
Kisii, Kenya
Country  Kenya
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Middle distance running

Hellen Onsando Obiri (born 13 December 1989) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner, silver medalist from the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 5000 m event. She won 3000 metres distance at 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.[1] Obiri was 11th in 1500 m at 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 11th 1500 m 4:20.23
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 1st 3000 m 8:37.16
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 12th 1500 m 4:16.57
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd 1500 m 4:03.86
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 2nd 3000 m 8:57.72
IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st 4 × 1500 m relay 16:33.58
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 6th 1500 m 4:10.84
African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 1st 1500 m 4:09.53
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd 5000 m 14:29.77


  1. ^ a b "IAAF profile". International Association of Athletics Federations. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 

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