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Kenyan records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Kenya maintained by Athletics Kenya (AK).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 10.26 (+0.7 m/s) Tom Musinde 18 July 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria [1]
200 m 20.32 (+1.5 m/s) Carvin Nkanata 12 May 2013 IC4A/ECAC Division I Championships United States Princeton, United States [2]
400 m 44.18 Samson Kitur 3 August 1992 Olympic Games Spain Barcelona, Spain [3]
800 m 1:40.91 David Rudisha 9 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [4]
1000 m 2:11.96 Noah Ngeny 5 September 1999 IAAF Grand Prix Italy Rieti, Italy [1]
1500 m 3:26.34 Bernard Lagat 24 August 2001 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium [5]
Mile 3:43.40 Noah Ngeny 7 July 1999 Golden Gala Italy Rome, Italy
2000 m 4:48.74 John Kemboi Kibowen 1 August 1998 Belgium Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
3000 m 7:20.67 Daniel Komen 1 September 1996 IAAF Grand Prix Italy Rieti, Italy [2]
Two miles 7:58.61 Daniel Komen 17 July 1997 Belgium Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
5000 m 12:39.74 Daniel Komen 22 August 1997 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
5 km (road) 12:59.5 Sammy Kipketer 26 March 2000 15th Carlsbad 5000 United States Carlsbad, United States
8 km (road) 21:54+ Isaiah Kiplangat Koech 30 March 2013 Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic United States New Orleans, United States [6]
10000 m 26:27.85 Paul Tergat 22 August 1997 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium [7]
10 km (road) 26:44 Leonard Patrick Komon 26 September 2010 Singelloop Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands [8]
15 km (road) 41:13 Leonard Patrick Komon 21 November 2010 Zevenheuvelenloop Netherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands [9]
10 miles (road) 44:27 Leonard Patrick Komon 18 September 2011 27th Dam tot Dam Netherlands Zaandam, Netherlands [10]
20 km (road) 56:41 Robert Kipchumba 8 October 2006 World Road Running Championships Hungary Debrecen, Hungary
Half marathon 58:33 Samuel Wanjiru 17 March 2007 City-Pier-City Loop Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
One hour 20,797 m Kiplimo Kimutai 1 June 2009 FBK Games Netherlands Hengelo, Netherlands [11]
25000 m (track) 1:12:25.4+ Moses Mosop 3 June 2011 Prefontaine Classic United States Eugene, United States [12][13]
25 km (road) 1:11:18 Dennis Kipruto Kimetto 6 May 2012 BIG 25 Germany Berlin, Germany [14][15]
30000 m (track) 1:26:47.4 Moses Mosop 3 June 2011 Prefontaine Classic United States Eugene, United States [16][17]
30 km (road) 1:27:37+ Peter Cheruiyot Kirui 25 September 2011 Berlin Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany [18]
35 km (road) 1:42:16+ Patrick Makau Musyoki 25 September 2011 Berlin Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany [19]
40 km (road) 1:57:12+ Wilson Kipsang 29 September 2013 Berlin Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany [20]
1:56:48 a # [21] Geoffrey Mutai 18 April 2011 Boston Marathon United States Boston, United States
Marathon 2:03:23 Wilson Kipsang 29 September 2013 Berlin Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany [22]
2:03:02 a # [23] Geoffrey Mutai 18 April 2011 Boston Marathon United States Boston, United States [24][25]
2:03:06 a # [26] Moses Mosop 18 April 2011 Boston Marathon United States Boston, United States [27][28]
110 m hurdles 13.69 Fatwell Kimaiyo 26 January 1974 Commonwealth Games New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand
400 m hurdles 48.24 Erick Keter 17 August 1993 World Championships Germany Stuttgart, Germany
3000 m steeplechase 7:53.64 Brimin Kipruto 22 July 2011 Herculis Monaco Fontvieille, Monaco [29]
High jump 2.24 m A Jacob Katonon 1 July 1992 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Pole vault 4.60 m A Kenneth Kirui 22 July 2000 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Long jump 8.12 m Jacob Katonon 14 September 1995 South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Triple jump 17.12 m A Jacob Katonon 19 June 1996 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Shot put 18.19 m A Robert Welikhe 6 October 1989 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Discus throw 56.08 m A James Nyambureti 23 July 1994 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Hammer throw 59.90 m A Patrick Njoroge 2 July 1993 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Javelin throw 85.40 m Julius Yego 17 August 2013 World Championships Russia Moscow, Russia [30]
Decathlon 7076 pts Charles Kokoyo 4–5 October 1982 Commonwealth Games Australia Brisbane, Australia
11.41 (100 m), 7.08 m (long jump), 12.00 m (shot put), 1.89 m (high jump), 49.47 (400 m) /
14.51 (110 m hurdles), 37.72 m (discus), 3.10 m (pole vault), 57.80 m (javelin), 4:35.57 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:20.40 A David Kimutai 29 June 1996 Kenyan Championships Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [31][32]
1:18.20 A # [33] 16 July 2011 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [34]
50 km walk (road) 4:25:24 William Sawe 30 September 1988 Olympic Games South Korea Seoul, South Korea
4×100 m relay 39.40 A  Kenya
Simon Kimaru
Anderson Mureta Mutegi
Stephen Barasa
Kipkemoi Soy
30 July 2010 African Championships Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [35]
4×400 m relay 2:59.63  Kenya
David Kitur
Samson Kitur
Simeon Kipkemboi
Simon Kemboi
7 August 1992 Olympic Games Spain Barcelona, Spain
4×800 m relay 7:02.43  Kenya
Joseph Mwengi Mutua
William Yiampoy
Ismael Kipngetich Kombich
Wilfred Bungei
25 August 2006 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Distance medley relay 9:15.56 Elkanah Angwenyi 2:50.8 (1200m)
Thomas Musembi 45.8 (400m)
Alfred Kirwa Yego 1:46.2 (800m)
Alex Kipchirchir 3:52.8 (1600 m)
29 April 2006 Penn Relays United States Philadelphia, United States
4×1500 m relay 14:36.23  Kenya
William Biwott Tanui
Gideon Gathimba
Geoffrey Kipkoech Rono
Augustine Kiprono Choge
4 September 2009 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium [36] [3]
Ekiden relay 1:57:06  Kenya
Josephat Muchiri Ndambiri 13:24/ 5 km
Martin Irungu Mathathi 27:12/ 10 km
Daniel Muchunu Mwangi 13:59/ 5 km
Mekubo Mogusu 27:56/ 10 km
Onesmus Nyerre 14:36/ 5 km
John Kariuki 19:59/ 7.195 km
23 November 2005 International Chiba Ekiden Japan Chiba, Japan

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 11.62 A Joyce Odhiambo 7 August 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
200 m 23.37 Ruth Waithera 8 August 1984 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles, United States
400 m 51.56 Ruth Waithera 6 August 1984 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles, United States [37]
Joyce Zakari 18 July 2009 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
600 m 1:23.35 Pamela Jelimo 5 July 2012 Meeting de la Province de Liège Belgium Liège, Belgium [38][39]
800 m 1:54.01 Pamela Jelimo 29 August 2008 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland [4]
1000 m 2:35.39 Faith Macharia 9 July 2001 France Nice, France
1500 m 3:56.98 Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon 10 May 2013 Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix Qatar Doha, Qatar [40]
Mile 4:24.00 Jackline Maranga 25 August 1998 Athletissima Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland
2000 m 5:31.52 Vivian Cheruiyot 7 June 2009 Prefontaine Classic United States Eugene, United States
3000 m 8:23.23 X # Edith Masai 19 July 2002 Herculis Monaco Fontvieille, Monaco
Two miles 9:14.09 Priscah Cherono 14 September 2007 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
5000 m 14:20.87 Vivian Cheruiyot 29 July 2011 DN Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden [41]
4 miles (road) 19:14 Viola Kibiwot 13 October 2013 4 Mile of Groningen Netherlands Groningen, Netherlands [42]
10000 m 30:11.53 Florence Kiplagat 14 June 2009 Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands [43]
10 km (road) 30:27 a Isabella Ochichi 26 March 2005 Crescent City Classic United States New Orleans, United States
15 km (road) 46:40+ Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 18 February 2011 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon United Arab Emirates Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates [44]
10 miles (road) 50:05+ Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 18 February 2011 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon United Arab Emirates Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates [45]
One hour 18340 m Tegla Loroupe 8 August 1998 Germany Borgholzhausen, Germany
20000 m (track) 1:05:26.6 Tegla Loroupe 3 September 2000 Germany Borgholzhausen, Germany
20 km (road) 1:02:36+ Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 18 February 2011 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon United Arab Emirates Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates [46]
Half marathon 1:05:44 a # Susan Chepkemei 1 April 2001 Lisbon Half Marathon Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
1:05:50 Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 18 February 2011 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon United Arab Emirates Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates [47]
25000 m (track) 1:27:05.84 Tegla Loroupe 21 September 2002 Germany Mengerskirchen, Germany
25 km (road) 1:19:53 Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 9 May 2010 BIG 25 Germany Berlin, Germany [48]
30000 m (track) 1:45:50.00 Tegla Loroupe 6 June 2003 Germany Warstein, Germany
30 km (road) 1:39:11+ Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 17 April 2011 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [49]
1:37:56+ # Catherine Ndereba 13 October 2002 Chicago Marathon United States Chicago, United States
35 km (road) 1:56:01+ Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 22 April 2012 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [50]
40 km (road) 2:11:46+ Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 22 April 2012 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [51]
Marathon 2:18:37 Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 22 April 2012 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [52]
100 m hurdles 14.21 (+0.2 m/s) Florence Wasike 29 July 2010 African Championships Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [53]
400 m hurdles 55.94 Rose Tata-Muya 25 September 1991 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
2000 m steeplechase 6:10.53+ Milcah Chemos 26 May 2011 Golden Gala Italy Rome, Italy [54]
3000 m steeplechase 9:07.14 Milcah Chemos Cheiywa 7 June 2012 Bislett Games Norway Oslo, Norway [55]
High jump 1.71 m A Lenah Serem 7 June 1991 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Pole vault 3.15 m A Caroline Cherotich 11 May 2012 Kenya Defence Forces Athletics Championships Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [56]
Long jump 6.39 m A Ruth Onsarigo 23 December 1989 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Triple jump 12.91 m A Caroline Kola 20 June 2001 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Shot put 15.60 m A Elizabeth Olaba 27 June 1987 Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Discus throw 49.68 m A Joyce Kiume 21 May 1999 Kenya Nakuru, Kenya
Hammer throw 59.72 m A Linda Oseso 14 June 2012 Kenyan Championships Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [57]
Javelin throw 53.58 m Cecilia Kiplangat 3 March 2007 Athletics Kenya Meeting Kenya Kisumu, Kenya [58]
Heptathlon 5407 pts Caroline Kola 22–23 August 1994 Commonwealth Games Canada Victoria, Canada
14.78 (100 m hurdles), 1.53 m (high jump), 12.84 m (shot put), 26.02 (200 m) / 5.55 m (long jump), 41.50 m (javelin), 2:10.47 (800 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:37:49 Grace Wanjiru Njue 9 October 2010 Commonwealth Games India New Delhi, India [59]
1:34:19 A # 1 August 2010 African Championships Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [60]
1:28:15 A # [61] 15 July 2011 Kenyan Championships Kenya Nairobi, Kenya [62]
4x100 m relay 45.24  Kenya
Geraldine Shitandayi
Ruth Waithera
Esther Kavaya
Jane Wanja
9 August 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
4x400 m relay 3:28.94  Kenya
Geraldine Shitandayi
Florence Wanjiru
Esther Kavaya
Francisca Chepkurui
12 August 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
4×800 m relay 8:07.58 Winny Chebet
Eunice Sum
Hellen Obiri
Janeth Jepkosgei
27 April 2013 Penn Relays United States Philadelphia, United States [63]
Ekiden relay 2:13:35  Kenya
Philes Ongori
Evelyne Kemunto Kimwei
Sally Kaptich Chepyego
Catherine Ndereba
Jane Wanjiku Gakunyi
Lucy Wangui Kabuu
23 November 2006 International Chiba Ekiden Japan Chiba, Japan

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 6.70 Paulvince Obuon 28 January 2005 United States State College, United States
200 m 20.85 Paulvince Obuon 6 March 2004 United States Allston, United States
300 m 33.13 Carvin Nkanata 7 December 2012 Kent State Golden Flash Gala United States Kent, United States [64]
400 m 45.98 Charles Gitonga 19 February 1995 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
600 m 1:15.69 Jackson Kivuna 6 February 2011 Russian Winter Meeting Russia Moscow, Russia [65]
800 m 1:44.71 Joseph Mwengi Mutua 31 January 2004 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
1000 m 2:15.50 Kennedy Kimwetich 6 February 2000 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
1500 m 3:32.11 Laban Rotich 1 February 1998 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
Mile 3:52.63 Silas Kiplagat 11 February 2012 USATF Classic United States Fayetteville, United States [66]
Two miles 8:06.48 Paul Kipsiele Koech 16 February 2008 AVIVA Indoor Grand Prix United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom [67]
3000 m 7:24.90 Daniel Komen 6 February 1998 Hungary Budapest, Hungary
5000 m 12:51.48 Daniel Komen 19 February 1998 GE Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
10000 m 27:50.29 Mark Bett 10 February 2002 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium
60 m hurdles 7.7 John Kiplangat Ngeno 31 January 1976 United States Portland, United States
2000 m steeplechase 5:13.77 [WB] Paul Kipsiele Koech 13 February 2011 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium [68][69]
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump 7.98 m A Benjamin Koech 2 February 1993 Lumberjack Invitational United States Flagstaff, United States
20 February 1994
Triple jump 16.70 m Benjamin Koech 3 March 1990 United States Lawrence, United States
Shot put
Heptathlon
(60 m), (long jump), (shot put), (high jump) / (60 m hurdles), (pole vault), (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4x400 m relay

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m
200 m 25.30 Joyce Odhiambo 6 March 1987 World Championships United States Indianapolis, United States
400 m 54.21 Ruth Waithera 10 March 1984 United States Syracuse, United States
53.34 A OT Ruth Waithera 3 March 1984 United States Flagstaff, United States
800 m 1:58.83 Pamela Jelimo 11 March 2012 World Championships Turkey Istanbul, Turkey [70]
1500 m 4:05.33 Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet 10 February 2010 GE Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden [71]
3000 m 8:30.53 Vivian Cheruiyot 21 February 2009 Aviva Indoor Grand Prix United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
5000 m 14:51.69 Tegla Loroupe 13 February 1999 Germany Dortmund, Germany
60 m hurdles
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump 6.16 m A Esther Otieno 22 February 1980 United States Pocatello, United States
Triple jump
Shot put 14.41 m Linda Oseso 28 January 2011 UW Invitational United States Seattle, United States [72]
Weight Throw (20 lb) 18.02 m Linda Oseso 25 February 2011 MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships United States Seattle, United States [73]
Pentathlon
(60 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (long jump), (800 m)
3000 m walk
4x400 m relay

+ = en route to longer distance
A = affected by altitude
# = not officially ratified
OT = oversized track
X = unratified due to no doping control
a = aided road course according to IAAF rule 260.28

See also

  • Kenya national athletics team

References

External links

  • AK web site
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