athletics Vivian Cheruiyot : Biography

Vivian Cheruiyot was born on September 11, 1983 at Logosho in Keiyo district.

Career
The Kenyan athlete labeled the distance races. She was world champion and missed gold in London 2012 Olympics on 10 000 and 5000 m while being twice on the podium.

Palmarès

Track
– 1999: 3rd in the All Africa Games in Johannesburg ,  5000 m
3rd in the World Youth Championships in Bydgoszcz , 3000 m
– 2002: 3rd in the World Junior Championships in Kingston,  5000 m
– 2006: 3rd in the World Finals in Stuttgart, 3000 m
– 2007: 2nd in the Osaka World Championships,  5000 m
: 2nd in the World Final in Stuttgart, 3000 m
: 1st in the World Final in Stuttgart , 5000 m
– 2008: 5th in the Beijing Olympics,  5000 m
: 2nd in the World Final in Stuttgart , 3000 m
: 2nd in the World Final in Stuttgart, 5000 m
– 2009: 1st in the Berlin World Championships, 5000 m
: 2nd in the World Finals in Thessaloniki,  3000 m
: 3rd in the World Finals in Thessaloniki , 5000 m
– 2010: 2nd in the World Indoor Championships in Doha, 3000 m
: 1st in the African Championships in Nairobi,  5000 m
: 1st in the Continental Cup Split, 5000 m
– 2011: 1st in the Commonwealth Games  in New Delhi , 5000 m
: 1st in the World Championships in Daegu , 10,000 m
: 1st in the World Championships in Daegu, 5000 m
– 2012: 3rd in the London Olympics, 10,000 m
: 2nd in the London Olympics, 5000 m

Cross-country
– 2004: 8th in the World Cross Championships, Short stroke in Brussels
– 2006: 8th in the World Cross Championships, Short stroke in Fukuoka
– 2007: 8th in the World Cross Championships, Long Course in Mombasa
– 2011: 1st in the World Cross Championships, Individual race in Punta Umbria

Records:
– 1500 m: 4 min 06 s 65 in Doha , 11/05/2007
– 3000 m: 8 min 28 s 66 in Stuttgart,  23/09/2007
– 5000 m: 14 min 20 s 87 in Stockholm,  29.07.2011
– 10 000 m: 30 min 30 s 44 in London,  03/08/2012
– 10 km (highway):  31 min 07 s in San Juan,  28/02/2012

 

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