Kenya at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics

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Kenya at the
2015 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Kenya.svg
IAAF code KEN
Website www.athleticskenya.or.ke
in Beijing
Competitors 52
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
7
Silver
6
Bronze
3
Total
16
2013
2017

Kenya competed at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China, from 22–30 August 2015. Selection came from the 2015 Athletics Kenya World Championship Trials.

Medalists[edit]

The following competitors from Kenya won medals at the Championships

Medal Athlete Event Date
 Gold Vivian Cheruiyot 10,000 metres 24 August
 Gold Ezekiel Kemboi 3000 metres steeplechase 24 August
 Gold Nicholas Bett 400 metres hurdles 25 August
 Gold David Rudisha 800 metres 25 August
 Gold Julius Yego Javelin throw 26 August
 Gold Hyvin Jepkemoi 3000 metres steeplechase 26 August
 Gold Asbel Kiprop 1500 metres 30 August
 Silver Geoffrey Kamworor 10,000 metres 22 August
 Silver Conseslus Kipruto 3000 metres steeplechase 24 August
 Silver Faith Kipyegon 1500 metres 25 August
 Silver Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku 5000 metres 29 August
 Silver Helah Kiprop Marathon 30 August
 Silver Elijah Motonei Manangoi 1500 metres 30 August
 Bronze Paul Tanui 10,000 metres 22 August
 Bronze Brimin Kipruto 3000 metres steeplechase 24 August
 Bronze Eunice Jepkoech Sum 800 metres 29 August

Results[edit]

(q – qualified, NM – no mark, SB – season best)

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mike Mokamba Nyang'au 200 metres 20.51 5 Did not advance
Carvin Nkanata 20.43 4 Did not advance
Alphas Kishoyian 400 metres 46.02 6 Did not advance
Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich 800 metres 1:45.83 1 Q 1:44.85 2 Q 1:46.35 4
Alfred Kipketer 1:46.67 2 Q 1:44.99 2 Q 1:47.66 8
David Rudisha 1:48.31 1 Q 1:47.70 1 Q 1:45.84 1st, gold medalist(s)
Asbel Kiprop 1500 metres 3:38.97 1 Q 3:43.48 1 Q 3:34.40 1st, gold medalist(s)
Silas Kiplagat 3:38.13 1 Q 3:43.64 3 Q 3:34.81 5
Elijah Motonei Manangoi 3:42.57 1 Q 3:35.00 1 Q 3:34.63 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Timothy Cheruiyot 3:38.50 6 Q 3:35.74 5 Q 3:36.05 7
Emmanuel Kipsang 5000 metres 13:46.43 8 N/A Did not advance
Isiah Koech 13:23.51 10 q N/A 13:55.98 8
Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku 13:19.58 SB 3 Q N/A 13:51.75 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Edwin Soi 13:45.28 4 Q N/A 13:59.02 10
Geoffrey Kipsang 10,000 metres N/A 27:01.76 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Bedan Karoki N/A 27:04.77 SB 4
Paul Tanui N/A 27:02.83 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Dennis Kipruto Kimetto Marathon N/A DNF
Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich N/A DNF
Mark Korir N/A 2:21:20 22
Nicholas Bett 400 metres hurdles 48.37 1 Q 48.54 2 Q 47.79 WL, NR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Haron Koech 49.38 PB 5 q 49.54 7 Did not advance
Boniface Tumuti 48.49 PB 1 Q 48.29 PB 1 Q 48.33 5
Jairus Kipchoge Birech 3000 metres steeplechase 8:25.77 1 Q N/A 8:12.62 4
Ezekiel Kemboi 8:24.75 1 Q N/A 8:11.28 1st, gold medalist(s)
Brimin Kipruto 8:24.95 3 Q N/A 8:12.54 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Conseslus Kipruto 8:41.41 1 Q N/A 8:12.38 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Julius Yego Javelin throw 84.46 3 Q 92.72 WL, AR 1st, gold medalist(s)

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Maureen Jelagat Maiyo 400 metres 51.40 PB 4 q 51.92 7 Did not advance
Jacinter Shikanda DQ Did not advance
Joyce Zakari 50.71 NR 2 Q DNS Did not advance
Janeth Jepkosgei 800 metres 2:01.40 4 Did not advance
Eunice Jepkoech Sum 1:59.67 1 Q 1:57.56 3 q 1:58.18 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Margaret Wambui 2:03.52 7 Did not advance
Nancy Chepkwemoi 1500 metres 4:05.65 3 Q 4:18.15 11 Did not advance
Faith Kipyegon 4:02.77 2 Q 4:06.88 2 Q 4:08.96 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Viola Cheptoo Lagat 4:12.15 7 Did not advance
Irene Chepet Cheptai 5000 metres 15:21.03 4 Q N/A 15:03.41 7
Mercy Cherono 15:20.94 2 Q N/A 15:01.36 5
Viola Kibiwot 15:15.27 3 Q N/A 14:46.16 4
Janet Kisa 15:26.49 4 Q N/A 15:02.68 SB 6
Vivian Cheruiyot 10,000 metres N/A 31:41.31 1st, gold medalist(s)
Sally Kipyego N/A 31:44.42 SB 5
Betsy Saina N/A 31:51.35 SB 8
Visiline Jepkesho Marathon N/A 2:36:17 20
Edna Kiplagat N/A 2:28:18 5
Helah Kiprop N/A 2:27:36 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Jemima Sumgong N/A 2:27:42 4
Koki Manunga 400 metres hurdles 58.96 6 Did not advance
Rosefline Chepngetich 3000 metres steeplechase 9:25.91 PB 3 Q N/A 9:46.08 15
Hyvin Jepkemoi 9:26.19 1 Q N/A 9:19.11 1st, gold medalist(s)
Virginia Nyambura 9:28.50 2 Q N/A 9:26.21 7

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