Winfred Mutile Yavi (born 31 December 1999) is a female Bahraini athlete who specialises in the 3000 metres steeplechase. Born in Kenya, she transferred her allegiance to the oil-rich Middle Eastern state at the age of fifteen, becoming eligible to compete for her adopted nation in August 2016. She represented Bahrain at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics at the age of seventeen and finished eighth in the steeplechase final in a personal best time of 9:22.67.
Yavi competing at the World Championships in 2017
|Height||1.59 m (5 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||49 kg (108 lb)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Event(s)||3000 metres steeplechase|
|2017||World Championships||London, United Kingdom||8th||3000 m s'chase||9:22.67 PB|
|2018||Asian Games||Jakarta, Indonesia||1st||3000 m s'chase||9:36.52|
|2019||Arab Championships||Cairo, Egypt||1st||5000 m||17:15.08|
|1st||3000 m s'chase||10:07.62|
|Asian Championships||Doha, Qatar||3rd||1500 m||4:16.18|
|1st||3000 m s'chase||9:46.18|
|World Championships||Doha, Qatar||4th||3000 m s'chase||9:05.68|
- ELIGIBILITY - TRANSFER OF ALLEGIANCE (Transfers that have taken place from 25 April to 29 June 2016). IAAF. Retrieved 2018-02-14.
- Winfred Mutile Yavi. IAAF. Retrieved 2018-02-14.