Jacob Araptany

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Jacob Araptany
Jacob Araptany Rio 2016b.jpg
Araptany at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born 11 February 1994 (1994-02-11) (age 22)
Kaproron, Uganda
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 800 m, 1500 m, 3000 metres steeplechase
Club Kibuuka Memorial[1]
Coached by Benjamin Longirosi[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 800 m – 1:49.95 (2011)
1500 m – 3:36.16 (2011)
3000 mS – 8:14.48 (2012)[3]

Jacob Araptany (born 11 February 1994) is an Ugandan runner. He competed in the 3000 m steeplechase at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, reaching the final in 2016.[4][1] He withdrew from the 1500 m event at the 2012 Olympics to focus on the steeplechase. He missed the 2014 Commonwealth Games because of injury.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jacob Araptany. Sports Reference
  2. ^ a b Jacob Araptany. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ Jacob Araptany. iaaf.org
  4. ^ Jacob Araptany. London 2012