Rose Cheruiyot

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Rose Jelagat Cheruiyot (born July 21, 1976) is a runner from Kenya.

She is married to Ismael Kirui.[1] The couple completed an unusual double, when they both won their senior races at the Belfast International Cross Country in 1995.

Cheruiyot broke the 5000 metres Kenyan record in 1996, timing 14:46.41. The record was beaten in September 2000 by Leah Malot, the new record was 14:39.83.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
1994 World XC Championships Budapest, Hungary 2 Junior race (4.3 km) 14:05
African Junior Championships Algiers, Algeria 3 1500 metres 4:22.38
2 3000 metres 9:04.80
World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 4th 1500m 4:17.12
1995 World XC Championships Budapest, Hungary 8 Long race (6.47 km) 20:54
All-Africa Games Harare, Zimbabwe 1 5000 metres 15:37.9
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7 5000 metres 15:02.45
1996 World XC Championships Stellenbosch, South Africa 2 Long race (6.3 km) 20:18
Olympics Atlanta, USA 8 5000 metres 15:17.33
2000 World XC Championships Vilamoura, Portugal 12 Short race (4.18 km) 13:22
Olympics Sydney, Australia 11 5000 metres 14:58.07
2001 World XC Championships Oostende, Belgium 8 Short race (4.1 km) 15:07
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 9 5000 metres 15:23.18
2002 World XC Championships Dublin, Ireland 8 Long race (7.974 km) 27:28
2006 Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st Marathon 2:28.26
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 24 Marathon 2:38:56

Road running and marathons[edit]

Other achievements[edit]

Personal best[edit]

Distance Time Date City
1,500 m 4:13.05 May 23, 2000 Nijmegen
3,000 m 8:39.88 August 18, 2000 Monaco
5,000 m 14:46.41 August 16, 1996 Keulen
10 km 31:43 September 18, 2005 Zaandam
10 km 31:43 March 31, 2002 La Courneuve
15 km 48:00 November 20, 2005 Nijmegen
20 km 1:08:09 April 23, 2006 Hamburg
Half Marathon 1:09.32 April 7, 2002 Berlin
25 km 1:24:46 May 8, 2005 Berlin
30 km 1:43:19 April 23, 2006 Hamburg
Marathon 2:25:48 January 18, 2008 Dubai

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