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Nyakisi Adero

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Nyakisi Adero (born 2 July 1986) is a Ugandan long distance runner.

Nyakisi Adero
Nyakisi Adero Rio2016.jpg
Adero at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1986-07-02) 2 July 1986 (age 32)
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 10,000 m – marathon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 10,000 m – 33:02.1 (2009)
Marathon – 2:34:54 (2015)[1]

Adero stopped competing in 2011-12 after giving birth and returned to track in May 2012. She ran her first official marathon in October 2015, at the Amsterdam Marathon. She set a new Ugandan record at 2:34:54 and qualified for the 2016 Olympics.[2] She placed 68th at the Rio Olympics.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nyakisi Adero. IAAF
  2. ^ Nyakisi Adero. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ "Nyakisi Adero". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016.