Vincent Kipruto

Vincent Kipruto

Athlete of Global Sports Communication

Date of Birth 13 September 1987
Country Kenya
Distance(s) Marathon
Sponsor Nike

Personal bests

Marathon 2:05:13 2010
Half Marathon 1:00:39 2013
10K 28:45 2011

Biography

Vincent Kipruto made his marathon debut in the marathon of Reims and he took the third place. One year later, he won the marathon of Paris in a fast 205 and he became third in the Chicago Marathon. In 2010 and 2011 he ran the marathon of Rotterdam and he qualified for the World Championships in Daegu, which is not an easy task in Kenya. He won the silver medal in Daegu and finished behind Abel Kirui.

The year 2013 was a succesfull year for Vincent, winning Lake Biwa marathon, Lille half marathon and Frankfurt marathon. He came close to his personal best in Frankfurt in stormy conditions.

Most significant results

2014 Lake Biwa Marathon 3rd 2:09:54
2013 Frankfurt Marathon 1st 2:06:15
2013 Lille Half Marathon 1st 1:00:39
2013 Lake Biwa Marathon 1st 2:08:34
2012 London Marathon 13th 2:10:39
2011 IAAF World Championships Marathon 2nd 2:10:06
2011 Rotterdam Marathon 2nd 2:05:33
2010 Chicago Marathon 5th 2:09:08
2010 Rotterdam Marathon 3rd 2:05:13
2009 Paris Marathon 1st 2:05:47
2009 Chicago Marathon 3rd 2:06:08
2008 Reims Marathon 3rd 2:08:16