Angelina Kanana

Angelina Kanana (born 16 December 1965) is a retired female long-distance runner from Kenya, who represented her native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the women's marathon race. There she finished in fifteenth place in the overall-rankings. Kanana set her personal best (2:27:24) in the classic distance on 30 April 1995 in Hamburg, Germany.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Kenya
1994 Hamburg Marathon Hamburg, Germany 1st Marathon 2:29:59
1995 Hamburg Marathon Hamburg, Germany 1st Marathon 2:27:24
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden Marathon DNF
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 15th Marathon 2:34:19
1997 Cologne Marathon Cologne, Germany 1st Marathon 2:27:27
1998 Frankfurt Marathon Frankfurt, Germany 1st Marathon 2:31:38


  • Angelina Kanana at World Athletics
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Angelina Kanana". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.