Laban Rotich (born 20 January 1969 in Mosoriot) is a retired Kenyan runner who specialized in the 1500 metres. His personal best time is 3:29.91 minutes, achieved in August 1998 in Zürich. He holds the world's best indoor performance over one mile for men over 35 years with 3:53.18 minutes.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Kenya
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 4th
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 11th
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st
African Championships Dakar, Senegal 1st
IAAF World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 1st 1500m
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 2nd
World Championships Seville, Spain 6th
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 4th
2002 African Championships Radès, Tunisia 2nd
2003 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 5th
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 3rd
2005 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 9th

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