Synonyms for koskei or Related words with koskei
Examples of "koskei"
Kosgei, also written Kosgey and
, is a surname of Kenyan origin that may refer to:
(born 23 November 1968 in Eldoret) is a Kenyan runner.
(born 14 May 1961) is a former Kenyan middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres.
(born 28 December 1947) was a Kenyan athlete who specialised in 400 metre events.
trained in Uganda early in his career and won a silver medal for his adopted country in the 400 metres hurdles at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games.
(born 1964) is a Kenyan who was nominated by President Uhuru Kenyatta as Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries on 25 April 2013.
(born September 5, 1971) is a male long-distance runner from Kenya, who won the 2002 edition of the Amsterdam Marathon, clocking 2:07:26.
is a species of fungus in the family Acaulosporaceae. It forms arbuscular mycorrhiza and vesicles in roots. Found in Poland, where it was collected from soil under "Ammophila arenaria", it was described as a new species in 1996.
He is the elder brother of the current WR holder Stephen Cherono (Saif Saaeed Shaheen), who followed the same coach.
has another brother, Abraham, who likewise follows the family tradition of steeplechasing.
is a former Kenyan middle distance runner who specialised in 400 m, 800 m and 1500 m events. She won the gold medal in the inaugural 1979 African Championships in 800 metres, and another gold medal six years later in 1500 metres at the 1985 edition. She is also a three-time Kenyan national champion, having won both the 400 and 800 metres events in 1981 as well as the 800 m event again in 1986. Mid-career, in the early 1980s, she married long-distance runner Kipsubai
In April, 2014 both countries signed a loan agreement for the mechanisation of Agriculture in Kenya. In the deal Brazil will advance a loan of US$80 million. The deal was signed by Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture of Kenya,
and Mauro Borges Lemos, Minister for Development, Industry & Foreign Trade.
retained his African 800m title at championships in Cairo and had another successful European circuit season recording 8th fastest time in the World in 1985 with a time of 1:43.78min. On 30 August, at Bruxelles, he won the 1000 metres with a superb time of 2:14.95 min. In October, he represented Africa at the World Cup in Canberra and won 800m race easily in a time of 1:45.14 min.
He stayed very competitive in future years, but missed selection at 1987 World Championships in Rome when finished 4th at Kenyan trials. In 1988,
was still 9th fastest 800m runner in the World with his season's best of 1:44.06 min, but once again he narrowly missed the place at the Kenyan team for the Olympic Games in Seoul finishing 4th at Kenyan trials. He competed for several more years often accepting pacemaking role.
(also written Kosgei, born 14 August 1974) is a Kenyan runner who specialized in the 3000 metres steeplechase. He became known when he, running barefoot, won the silver medal at 1995 World Championships. After that performance, he was not able to improve his PB, having problems in his training in 1996 and 1997. In 1998 he ran only 8'48", and decided to stop running.
(born 1 February 1951) is a Kenyan former long-distance runner. His greatest success was a 10,000 metres gold medal at the African Championships in Athletics in 1985, which he won in a championship record time of 28:11.70 minutes. He was bronze medallist in the 5000 metres that same year and returned the following year to win a silver medal in the 10,000 m.
was one of the best Kenyan 800m competitors in the 1980s, setting fast times, but lacked success at the international major championships. His breakthrough year was 1982 when the youngster broke 1:45 second bareer for the first time in his career. That same year he made 800m final at the Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, but finished a distant last. Same fate befel Sammy at the World Championships in Helsinki in 1983, this time in the preliminaries.
Maina made his international debut at the 1998 Goodwill Games and helped complete a Kenyan sweep of the 10,000 m medals, taking the silver medal half a second behind Julius Gitahi, with James
coming in third. He was dominant at the 10,000 metres final at the Commonwealth Games in September, winning the gold medal almost a minute ahead of the runner-up, fellow Kenyan William Kalya.
Another year later,
won his first title when winning 800m at African Championships in Rabat. However, he found very difficult to represent his country at the international competitions due to great depth of Kenyan talents and failed to reach the final at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 1984. On 26 August 1984 he ran the 800 metres in 1:42.28 minutes, finishing second behind Joaquim Cruz who won the race in 1:41.77. These times were the two fastest times in the world that season, and moreover, the second and third fastest times in history at the time, behind Sebastian Coe.
Rudisha competed at the 2009 World Athletics Championships, reaching the 800 metres semifinals. In September 2009, Rudisha won the IAAF Grand Prix meeting in Rieti, Italy, posting a new African record of 1:42.01, beating the 25-year-old record of 1:42.28 set by compatriot Sammy
. That effort put him in fourth place on the all-time list. In the 2010 IAAF Diamond League, he took on Abubaker Kaki at the Bislett Games in June. He defeated Sebastian Coe's 31-year-old meet record with a run of 1:42.04, giving him another place in the top-ten fastest ever 800 m and leaving Kaki the consolation of the fastest ever non-winning time. On 10 July 2010, Rudisha ran the 800 m in 1:41.51 at the KBC Night of Athletics in Heusden, Belgium; this new personal record placed him No. 2 all-time in the world for the 800 m.
At the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, at the age of thirty-eight, McCann defended her Commonwealth title, winning gold in the marathon in a time of 2:30:54, just two seconds ahead of Kenyan, Hellen Cherono
. The time was her second best result ever in marathons. The lead changed six times in the final two kilometres of the race, before McCann pulled clear in the final two hundred metres around the athletics track inside the Melbourne Cricket Ground. McCann described the race as "probably the greatest victory I've ever had, or the greatest race I've ever run." In October 2015, Sport Australia Hall of Fame awarded her performance as one of its "Great Sporting Moments".
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