Kenya at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics

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Kenya at the
2013 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Kenya.svg
IAAF code KEN
in Moscow
Competitors 49
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 4 3 11
2011
2015

Kenya competed at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics from August 10 to August 18 in Moscow, Russia.

Medalists[edit]

The following competitors from Kenya won medals at the Championships

Medal Athlete Event
 Gold Edna Kiplagat Marathon
 Gold Milcah Chemos Cheywa 3,000 metres steeplechase
 Gold Ezekiel Kemboi 3,000 metres steeplechase
 Silver Lydia Chepkurui 3,000 metres steeplechase
 Silver Gladys Cherono 10,000 metres
 Silver Conseslus Kipruto 3,000 metres steeplechase
 Bronze Paul Tanui 10,000 metres

Team selection[edit]

Kenya sends a team consisting of 49 athletes to Moscow.[1] Notably missing from the squad is defending 800 metres champion and world record holder David Rudisha.[2]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Anthony Chemut 800 metres 1:47.13 22 Q 1:46.06 15 Did not advance
Ferguson Rotich 800 metres 1:45.25 2 Q Disqualified Did not advance
Jeremia Mutai 800 metres 1:50.17 40 Did not advance
Bethwell Birgen 1500 metres 3:38.60 7 Q 3:37.34 10 Did not advance
Silas Kiplagat 1500 metres 3:39.31 18 Q 3:43.52 13 Q 3:37.11 6
Asbel Kiprop 1500 metres 3:38.15 1 Q 3:43.30 12 Q 3:36.28 1st, gold medalist(s)
Nixon Chepseba 1500 metres 3:38.37 2 Q 3:35.88 1 Q 3:36.87 4
Isaiah Kiplangat Koech 5000 metres 13:22.19 3 Q 13:27.26 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Thomas Longosiwa 5000 metres 13:23.94 9 Q 13:27.67 4
Edwin Soi 5000 metres 13:21.44 2 Q 13:29.01 5
John Kipkoech 5000 metres 13:31.21 17 Did not advance
Bedan Karoki 10,000 metres 27:27.17 6
Paul Tanui 10,000 metres 27.22.61 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Kenneth Kipkemoi 10,000 metres 27:28.50 7
Bernard Koech Marathon Did not finish
Michael Kipyego Marathon 2:17:47 25
Bernard Kipyego Marathon 2:14:01 12
Peter Some Marathon 2:11:47 9
Nicholas Kipkemboi Marathon Did not finish
Conseslus Kipruto 3000 metres steeplechase 8:22.31 7 Q 8:06.37 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Abel Mutai 3000 metres steeplechase 8:19.15 3 Q 8:17.04 7
Ezekiel Kemboi 3000 metres steeplechase 8:23.84 11 Q 8:06.01 1st, gold medalist(s)
Paul Kipsiele Koech 3000 metres steeplechase 8:22.88 8 Q 8:08.62 4
Alphas Leken Kishoyian
Moses Kertich
Boniface Mweresa
Mike Mokamba Nyang'Au
Boniface Mucheru
Vincent Kosgei
4 x 400 metres relay 3:06.29 SB 23 Did not advance
Julius Yego Javelin throw 80.88 8 q 85.40 NR 4

Women[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Maureen Jelagat 400 metres Disqualified Did not advance
Eunice Sum 800 metres 2:00.49 14 Q 2:00.70 7 Q 1:57.38 PB 1st, gold medalist(s)
Winnie Chebet 800 metres 1:59.58 SB 5 q 2:01.04 12 Did not advance
Hellen Obiri 1500 metres 4:06.98 2 Q 4:05.76 10 Q 4:03.86 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Faith Chepngetich 1500 metres 4:08.66 19 Q 4:04.83 2 Q 4:05.08 5
Nancy Jebet Langat 1500 metres 4:07.98 10 Q 4:05.30 6 q 4:06.01 9
Mercy Cherono 5000 metres 15:34.70 8 Q 14:51.22 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Viola Kibiwott 5000 metres 15:24.47 3 Q 15:01.67 4
Margaret Wangare 5000 metres Did not finish Did not advance
Gladys Cherono 10,000 metres 30:45.17 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Emily Chebet 10,000 metres 30:47.02 4
Sally Kaptich Chepyego 10,000 metres 31:22.11 7
Edna Kiplagat Marathon 2:25:44 1st, gold medalist(s)
Lucy Kabuu Marathon 2:44:06 24
Valentine Kipketer Marathon Did not finish
Milcah Chemos Cheywa 3000 metres steeplechase 9:36.16 8 Q 9:11.65 WL 1st, gold medalist(s)
Gladys Kipkemoi 3000 metres steeplechase 9:54.22 24 Did not advance
Hyvin Kiyeng 3000 metres steeplechase 9:36.19 SB 9 Q 9:22.05 PB 6
Lydia Chepkurui 3000 metres steeplechase 9:24.19 2 Q 9:12.55 PB 2nd, silver medalist(s)

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