Boniface Tumuti

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Boniface Mucheru Tumuti (born 2 May 1992[2]) is a Kenyan sprinter and hurdler.[3] He competed in the 400 metres hurdles at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics and won a silver medal in 2016.[1]

Boniface Tumuti
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Mucheru at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1992-05-02) May 2, 1992 (age 27)
Laikipia District, Kenya
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
Country Kenya
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 m, 400 m hurdles
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)400 m – 45.07 (2014)
400 mH – 47.78 (2016)

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Kenya
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada 34th (h) 400m 48.85
8th 400m hurdles 52.16
13th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:12.18
African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 11th (h) 400 m hurdles 51.94
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 3rd 400 m hurdles 49.45
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.12
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 35th (h) 400 m hurdles 50.33
4 × 400 m relay DQ
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 15th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.69
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 6th 400 m hurdles 49.99
4 × 400 m relay DQ
African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 3rd 400 m 45.07
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:07.35
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 5th 400 m hurdles 48.33
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 1st 400 m hurdles 49.21
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.25
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd 400 m hurdles 47.78

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Boniface Mucheru Tumuti Archived 2016-08-23 at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com
  2. ^ Boniface Mucheru. Sports-Reference
  3. ^ Boniface Tumuti at World Athletics