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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
|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
- 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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