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Nixon Kiprotich (born December 4, 1962 in Baringo) is a former Kenyan 800 metres runner, who won the silver medal at the 1992 Olympic Games. Previously, Kiprotich had come eighth in the 1988 Olympic final.

Nixon Kiprotich
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BornDecember 4, 1962

He finished 3rd at the 1989 IAAF World Cup 800 metres race.[1] In 1989 he had won the African Championships and in 1990 he came second in the Commonwealth Games. During the summer of 1992 Kiprotich won several Grand Prix meetings where he defeated William Tanui to whom he lost in the Olympic final. Kiprotich was ranked No.1 in the world over 800m in 1993.

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  1. ^ gbrathletics.com: IAAF WORLD CUP IN ATHLETICS