Kenya at the Olympics

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Kenya at the
Olympics
Flag of Kenya.svg
IOC codeKEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Kenya
Medals
Gold
31
Silver
38
Bronze
34
Total
103
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Kenya at the Olympics is a history which began in 1956.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Kenya is KEN.[1]

History[change | change source]

Teams from Kenya have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the boycotted 1976 and 1980 Games. Kenya participated in the Winter Olympic Games in 1998, 2002 and 2006. Kenyan athletes have won a total of 75 medals, all in athletics and boxing.

The National Olympic Committee for Kenya is the National Olympic Committee Kenya, and was founded in 1955.[2]

Medalists[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Wilson Kiprugut Japan 1964 Tokyo Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
11 Gold Naftali Temu Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10000 m
11 Gold Kipchoge Keino Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 1500 m
11 Gold Amos Biwott Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Benjamin Kogo Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Daniel Rudisha
Munyoro Nyamau
Naftali Bon
Charles Asati
Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay
22 Silver Kipchoge Keino Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
33 Bronze Naftali Temu Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
22 Silver Wilson Kiprugut Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
33 Bronze Philip Waruinge Mexico 1968 Mexico City Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's featherweight
11 Gold Kipchoge Keino West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
11 Gold Charles Asati
Munyoro Nyamau
Robert Ouko
Julius Sang
West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay
22 Silver Kipchoge Keino West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 1500 m
22 Silver Ben Jipcho West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Philip Waruinge West Germany 1972 Munich Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's featherweight
33 Bronze Julius Sang West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 400 m
33 Bronze Mike Boit West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
33 Bronze Samuel Mbugua West Germany 1972 Munich Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's lightweight
33 Bronze Dick Murunga West Germany 1972 Munich Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's welterweight
11 Gold Julius Korir United States 1984 Los Angeles Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
33 Bronze Michael Musyoki United States 1984 Los Angeles Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10000 m
33 Bronze Ibrahim Bilali United States 1984 Los Angeles Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's flyweight
11 Gold Julius Kariuki South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
11 Gold John Ngugi South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
11 Gold Paul Ereng South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
11 Gold Peter Rono South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 1500 m
11 Gold Robert Wangila South Korea 1988 Seoul Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's welterweight
22 Silver Peter Koech South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Douglas Wakiihuri South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Marathon
33 Bronze Kipkemboi Kimeli South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10000 m
33 Bronze Chris Sande South Korea 1988 Seoul Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's middleweight
11 Gold Matthew Birir Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
11 Gold William Tanui Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
22 Silver Richard Chelimo Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10000 m
22 Silver Patrick Sang Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Paul Bitok Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
22 Silver Nixon Kiprotich Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
33 Bronze William Mutwol Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
33 Bronze Samson Kitur Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 400 m
11 Gold Joseph Keter United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Paul Tergat United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10000 m
22 Silver Moses Kiptanui United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Paul Bitok United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
22 Silver Pauline Konga United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
33 Bronze Stephen Kipkorir United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 1500 m
33 Bronze Fred Onyancha United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
33 Bronze Erick Wainaina United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Marathon
11 Gold Noah Ngeny Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 1500 m
11 Gold Reuben Kosgei Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Paul Tergat Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10000 m
22 Silver Wilson Boit Kipketer Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Erick Wainaina Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Marathon
33 Bronze Bernard Lagat Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 1500 m
33 Bronze Joyce Chepchumba Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's Marathon
11 Gold Ezekiel Kemboi Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Bernard Lagat Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 1500 m
22 Silver Brimin Kipruto Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Isabella Ochichi Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
22 Silver Catherine Ndereba Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's Marathon
33 Bronze Paul Kipsiele Koech Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
33 Bronze Eliud Kipchoge Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
11 Gold Asbel Kipruto Kiprop China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 1500 m
11 Gold Brimin Kiprop Kipruto China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
11 Gold Wilfred Bungei China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
11 Gold Samuel Wanjiru China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Marathon
11 Gold Pamela Jelimo China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 800 m
11 Gold Nancy Lagat China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 1500 m
22 Silver Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 800 m
22 Silver Catherine Ndereba China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's Marathon
22 Silver Eunice Jepkorir China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver Eliud Kipchoge China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
33 Bronze Richard Kipkemboi Mateelong China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
33 Bronze Micah Kogo China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10000 m
33 Bronze Edwin Cheruiyot Soi China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
33 Bronze Alfred Kirwa Yego China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
33 Bronze Sylvia Kibet China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 metres
33 Bronze Linet Masai China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10000 metres
22 Silver Sally Kipyego United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10000 m
33 Bronze Vivian Cheruiyot United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10000 m
22 Silver Priscah Jeptoo United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's Marathon
11 Gold Ezekiel Kemboi United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
33 Bronze Abel Mutai United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
11 Gold David Rudisha United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
33 Bronze Timothy Kitum United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
22 Silver Vivian Cheruiyot United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
33 Bronze Thomas Longosiwa United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
22 Silver Abel Kirui United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Marathon
33 Bronze Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Marathon
33 Bronze Milcah Chemos Cheywa United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 3000 m steeplechase
33 Bronze Pamela Jelimo United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 800 m
11 Gold


David Rudisha Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 800 m
11 Gold


Conseslus Kipruto Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
11 Gold


Eliud Kipchoge Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Marathon
11 Gold


Faith Kipyegon Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 1500 m
11 Gold


Jemimah Sumgong Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's Marathon
11 Gold


Vivian Cheruiyot Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
22 Silver


Helen Obiri Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
22 Silver


Hyvin Jepkemoi Kiyeng Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 3000 m steeplechase
22 Silver


Vivian Cheruiyot Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10000 m
22 Silver


Boniface Mucheru Tumuti Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 400m hurdles
22 Silver


Paul Tanui Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10000 m
22 Silver


Julius Yego Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Javelin
33 Bronze Margaret Wambui Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 800 m

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  2. International Olympic Committee. "National Olympic Committee Kenya". Retrieved 2011-06-13.