Boniface Mweresa

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Boniface Ontuga Mweresa (born 13 November 1993 in Nyamira) is a Kenyan sprinter specialising in the 400 metres.[2] He competed in the 4 × 400 m relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Boniface Ontuga Mweresa
Personal information
Born (1993-11-13) 13 November 1993 (age 26)
Nyamira, Kenya
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 m

His personal bests in the event are 45.01 seconds outdoors (Brazzaville 2015) and 46.33 seconds indoors (Portland 2016).[3] He is currently serving a 2 year ban for use of higenamine, a prohibited substance.[4]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Kenya
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 7th 400 m 46.50
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 4 × 400 m relay DQ
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 12th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.92
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 2nd 400 m 45.01
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:00.34
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 5th 400 m 46.86
African Championships Durban, South Africa 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.25
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st (B) 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.36
World Championships London, United Kingdom 22nd (sf) 400 m 45.93
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 16th (sf) 400 m 46.68
6th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:13.521

1Disqualified in the final

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