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Stanley Kebenei (born November 6, 1989) is a Kenyan-American distance runner who ran for the University of Arkansas.

Stanley Kebenei
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Kebenei running steeplechase at the 2016 Olympic Trials
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1989-11-06) November 6, 1989 (age 29)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)3000 meters steeplechase, 5000 meters
College teamArkansas
ClubNike
Turned pro2015
Coached byJames Li
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking27TH
Personal best(s)

ProfessionalEdit

Stanley Kebenei is a professional runner for Nike, Inc.[3]

Kebenei won in 44:37 in the 2016 USATF 15 km championships in Jacksonville, Florida.[4] Interview after 2016 USATF 15 km championship victory

Kebenei placed second in steeplechase at 2016 Payton Jordan Invitational in 8:22.85.[5] Kebenei placed fifth in steeplechase at 2016 Diamond League Golden Gala in Rome in 8:18.52.[6] As of June 3, 2016, Kebenei is ranked in the United States and twenty-sixth in the world going into the Trials.[7]

University of ArkansasEdit

In 2014, Stanley Kebenei became the most recent senior in Arkansas history to earn all American honor at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships.[8]

Stanley Kebenei earned six NCAA Division 1 Track and Field All-American honors[9] and two NCAA Division 1 cross country awards.[10]

Iowa Central (2011–13)Edit

Stanley Kebenei earned nine NJCAA national championship titles at Iowa Central Community College.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stanley Kipkoech Kebenei | Profile. iaaf.org. Retrieved on August 8, 2016.
  2. ^ Profile of Stanley Kipkoech KEBENEI. All-Athletics.com. Retrieved on August 8, 2016.
  3. ^ Kebenei Signs Contract to Compete for Nike. Arkansas Razorbacks (July 7, 2015). Retrieved on 2016-08-08.
  4. ^ 2016 USATF 15 km championships. Usatf-15km-championships.runnerspace.com (March 12, 2016). Retrieved on 2016-08-08.
  5. ^ Payton Jordan Invitational DATE: 05/01/16 LOCATION: Stanford Cobb Track and Angell Field – Palo Alto, CAICON KEY: TEAM FILTER: Men's 3000 Steeplechase. Tfrrs.org. Retrieved on August 8, 2016.
  6. ^ "Complete Rome Diamond League Results (iaaf results service) 02/06/2016 Golden Gala Pietro Mennea Roma (Stadio Olimpico), 02/06/2016". Retrieved June 3, 2016.
  7. ^ "2016 USA Top Marks List – Comprehensive 02/06/2016". Retrieved June 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "Stanley Kebenei Sixth Again at 2014 NCAA XC". Letsrun. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  9. ^ Stanley Kebenei. TFRRS. Retrieved on August 8, 2016.
  10. ^ Stanley Kebenei. TFRRS. Retrieved on August 8, 2016.

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