Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot

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Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
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Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot in the 2010 Boston Marathon near half way point in Wellesley.
Personal information
Full name Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
Nationality Kenyan
Born (1988-08-10) August 10, 1988 (age 30)[1]
Bomet, Rift Valley Province, Kenya[1]
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) Marathon

Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot (born 1988) is a Kenyan marathon runner.[2] Cheruiyot was the winner of the 2010 Boston Marathon, setting a course record.[3] He finished fifth in the 2009 Boston Marathon.[4] He won the 2008 Frankfurt Marathon, setting a course record, and finished second in the 2009 Frankfurt Marathon.[1][5]

Cheruiyot is not related to countryman and fellow marathon runner Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, although their similar names are often mentioned in press articles.[3][6] Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot broke Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot's course record when he won the Boston Marathon in 2010.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot biography". World Marathon Majors. Retrieved 2010-04-28.
  2. IAAF Profile - Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
  3. 3.0 3.1 Liz Robbins (2010-04-19). "The Other Cheruiyot Wins Boston Marathon". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
  4. "113th Boston Marathon official results". Boston Athletic Association.
  5. "2010 Boston Marathon Men's Bios". LetsRun.com. 2010-04-13. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Jimmy Golen (2010-04-19). "Cheruiyot _ not that one! _ wins Boston Marathon". The Associated Press. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ethiopia Deriba Merga
Boston Men's Marathon Winner
2010
Succeeded by
Incumbent