Winny Chebet

Winny Chebet (born 20 December 1990) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner competing primarily in the 800 metres.[2] She represented her country at the 2013 World Championships reaching the semifinals. In addition she won silver medals at the 2006 World Junior Championships and 2005 World Youth Championships.

Winny Chebet
Chebet 2010-06-04 Bislett Games 800 m.jpg
Winny Chebet in 2010
Personal information
Nationality Kenya
Born (1990-12-20) 20 December 1990 (age 29)
Buret, Kenya
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight49 kg (108 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)800 m, 1500 m
Coached byJaphet Kemei

Her personal best in the 800 metres is 1:59.30 from 2013.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Kenya
2005 World Youth Championships Marrakech, Morocco 2nd 800 m 2:08.15
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 2nd 800 m 2:04.59
2007 World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 1st (sf) 800 m 2:04.10[3]
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 5th 800 m 2:04.13
2009 African Junior Championships Bambous, Mauritius 2nd 800 m 2:01.36
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:48.99
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 5th 800 m 2:03.02
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 7th 800 m 2:11.58
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 12th (sf) 800 m 2:01.04
2015 African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 5th 800 m 2:02.67
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:35.91
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 21st (sf) 800 m 2:01.90
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 15th (sf) 1500 m 4:06.29
2018 World Indoor Championship Birmingham, United Kingdom 14th (h) 800 m 2:18.31
5th 1500 m 4:12.08
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 18th (h) 1500 m 4:20.67
African Championships Asaba, Nigeria 1st 1500 m 4:14.02
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 7th 1500 m 3:58.20

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 CWG bio". Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  2. ^ Winny Chebet at World Athletics
  3. ^ Disqualified in the final