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Irene Jelagat

Irene Jelagat
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Born 10 December 1988 (1988-12-10) (age 27)

Irene Jelagat (born 10 December 1988) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres.

She won the gold medal at the 2006 World Junior Championships, with a personal best time of 4:08.88 minutes, and finished fifth at the 2008 African Championships.

Jelegat represented Kenya in the 1500 m at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but did not progress beyond the heats stage. She competed at the 2009 World Championships, but she fell and did not advance past 1500 metres heats.[1] She came fifth at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships with a personal best run of 4:09.57 minutes.[2] She improved upon this with a run of 4:07.45 minutes for third place at the Sparkassen Cup in February 2011.[3]


  1. ^ 2009 World Championships 1500m women heats results
  2. ^ Ramsak, Bob (2010-03-14). EVENT REPORT - WOMEN's 1500 Metres Final. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-02-06.
  3. ^ Gordon, Ed (2011-02-06). Oliver, Alamirew post scintillating marks in Stuttgart. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-02-06.

External links

  • Irene Jelagat profile at IAAF
  • Tilastopaja profile

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