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(6 September 1993 – 5 February 2011) was a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialised in the steeplechase.
began his 2011 cross country season on the Athletics Kenya National Cross Series, coming sixth in the junior section. However, his running was interrupted by illness and he was admitted to Eldoret Hospital with suspected malaria. His health rapidly worsened and the young athlete died on 5 February at the age of seventeen due to what was later identified as bronchopneumonia. Noah Ngeny, the 2000 Olympic champion over 1500 metres, paid tribute to
, describing him as a "talented runner".
His younger brother Albert
followed in his footsteps and won a world junior steeplechase medal in 2010, but died of malaria in 2011 before getting the chance to explore a senior career.
The team welcomes back ten starters from last season's side, including the team's leaders in goals (John Njoroge, 12), assists (Samuel Machio, 18), most appearances (Brian
, 47) as well as minutes played (Phillip Ugochukwu, 3,060).
(born 7 April 1981) is a Kenyan former steeplechase athlete. He was a former world junior record holder and world junior champion for the steeplechase. His personal best of 8:03.74 minutes ranks him with the all-time top 25 for the event. He was a finalist at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics.
At the 2010 African Championships in Athletics he formed part of a Kenyan podium sweep of the 5000 m taking bronze behind Edwin Soi and Vincent
. He ran a new personal best at the DN Galan Diamond League meeting, running 12:53.46 to secure a major circuit win over 5000 m. In light of these achievements, he earned selection for Kenya at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and he took the 5000 m bronze medal behind Moses Kipsiro and Eliud Kipchoge.
grew up in Kendur, a small village in Elgeyo-Marakwet County, and attended St Peters Marakwet Boys High School. He began to train with high level runners Reuben Kosgei, Bernard Barmasai and Patrick Sang. After running a time of 8:15.31 minutes at the Weltklasse Zürich in 1999 at the age of eighteen he took a gold medal at the 1999 African Junior Athletics Championships in a championships record.
Born in Iten, he was the brother of a former world junior record holder, Raymond
. He won his first and only international medal at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics in Moncton, Canada, taking the silver medal in the 3000 metres steeplechase as part of a Kenyan 1–2 with Jonathan Muia Ndiku. Having gained representation with PACE Sports Management, he made his debut on the major European track and field circuit later that year. At the Memorial van Damme Diamond League meeting in Brussels he came fifth in a personal best of 8:23.69 minutes – the fastest time by a youth level athlete that year, and also the fourth fastest junior time.
He opened 2010 with a 1500 m win at the Hyogo Relays. He entered the steeplechase at the Kenyan Athletics Championships and was the national runner-up to Richard Mateelong. Still eighteen years old and in the junior category, he set about defending his title at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics. He was the clear winner with ten seconds over the runner-up, fellow Kenyan Albert Kiptoo
. This made Ndiku the first athlete to defend the title in the competition's history. Having extended his country's winning streak in the event since 1986, he remarked "This race is our culture. It's a Kenyan race." Success also came in flat races that year as he won both the 1500 m and 5000 m Japan Corporate Championship titles, including a personal best of 3:39.27 minutes.
He ran extensively in 2008, beginning with a second-place run at the Granollers Half Marathon behind then world record holder Samuel Wanjiru. Surprisingly, he ran in the Barcelona Half Marathon only seven days later and managed to finish as runner-up to Jacob
. This was followed by a fourth place at the Paris Half Marathon in March and a second victory at the Ribarroja Half Marathon in April. He ran under an hour for the half marathon in September, clocking a time of 59:33 for third place behind world medallists Evans Cheruiyot and Patrick Makau at the Rotterdam Half Marathon. Looking for a title defence, he returned to the Marseille-Cassis race and managed to fend off a challenge from Disi (his rival in Lagos) to increase his winning streak. He was among the leaders at the Delhi Half Marathon in September, his last major run of the year, and he was one second off his personal best with a third-place finish.
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