Joseph Chebet

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Joseph Chebet (born August 23, 1970) was the winner of the 1999 Boston Marathon and the 1999 New York Marathon. He won in Boston in 1999 after losing to fellow Kenyan Moses Tanui the year before by only three seconds.


  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Kenya
1996 Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st 2:10:57
1999 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 1st 2:09:52
New York City Marathon New York, United States 1st 2:09:14
2003 Vienna Marathon Vienna, Austria 1st 2:14:49

Other Notable Performances[edit]

  • Chebet won the Amsterdam Marathon in 1996
  • Chebet won the Torino Marathon in 1997.
  • His best marathon time was his 2nd place loss to Tanui when he ran 2:07:37 at Boston in 1998.
  • 1998 was a tough year for Chebet. He lost not only the Boston Marathon by three seconds, but also lost the New York Marathon by three seconds to John Kagwe.

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