Grace Wanjiru Njue (born 1979) is a female race walker from Kenya. She is a three-time African Champion and a Commonwealth Games medallist. Grace wanijiru used to have the last name walker. Wanjiru set a 20 Kilometres race walk African Record when she won the event at the 2010 African Championships clocking 1:34:19 hours. The previous record (1:36:18) was held by Susan Vermeulen of South Africa and set in 1999. Wanjiru was already the reigning Kenyan record (time 1:39.50) holder, setting it when she won the 2008 African Championships title. Previously in 2004, she had set a new 20 kilometres national record (1:41:00) in Nairobi.
|Born||10 January 1979|
|Height||1.54 m (5 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||41 kg (90 lb)|
|Event(s)||20 km walk|
|Updated on 26 August 2016.|
Later in 2010 she won bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
|2002||African Championships||Tunis, Tunisia||3rd||10 km walk||51:35|
|2004||African Championships||Brazzaville, Congo||1st||20 km walk||1:42:45|
|2007||All-Africa Games||Algiers, Algeria||7th||20 km walk||1:52.53|
|2008||African Championships||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia||1st||20 km walk||1:39:50|
|2010||African Championships||Nairobi, Kenya||1st||20 km walk||1:34:19 (AR, CR)|
|Commonwealth Games||New Delhi, India||3rd||20 km walk||1:37:49|
|2011||World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||38th||20 km walk||1:43:59|
|2012||African Championships||Porto Novo, Benin||1st||20 km walk||1:40:53|
|2014||African Championships||Marrakech, Morocco||1st||20 km walk||1:37:04|
|2015||African Games||Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo||1st||20 km walk||1:38:28|
|2016||African Championships||Durban, South Africa||1st||20 km walk||1:30:43|
|2018||Commonwealth Games||Gold Coast, Australia||8th||20 km walk||1:42:23|
|African Championships||Asaba, Nigeria||2nd||20 km walk||1:35:54|
- "2018 CWG bio". Retrieved 28 April 2018.
- Nairobi2010: Tunisia and Kenya clinch gold in 20km walk
- Mutuota, Mutwiri (25 June 2010). "Wanjiru through to IAAF meet". The Standard. Archived from the original on 29 March 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
- Athlerecords.net: Kenyan records (through archive.org, as of 14 October 2007)
- gbrathletics.com: KENYAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
- IAAF, 15 July 2011: Cheruiyot subdues 10,000m field and eyes Daegu double – Kenyan Champs, Day 2