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Kelvin Kiptum Biography

Kenyan Athlete

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Biography

Kelvin Kiptum (born 20 August 1996) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the half marathon. He has made a name for himself in international road racing events, representing Kenya in numerous competitions.

Kelvin Kiptum
Full Name Kelvin Kiptum
Born August 20, 1996 (age 27)
Nationality Kenyan
Occupation Athlete
Relationship Status Single
Awards third-place finish in the 2021 Istanbul Half Marathon
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Early Life and Education

Kelvin Kiptum was born on 20 August 1996 in Kenya. While information about his early life, family background, and education is limited, it is known that he hails from a country renowned for producing outstanding distance runners.

Career

Kiptum has participated in various international hal f marathon races, earning recognition for his performances.

Notable Performances

Some of Kelvin Kiptum’s most notable achievements in international road racing events include:

  • Finishing third in the 2019 Lille Half Marathon with a time of 1:01:02.
  • Placing second in the 2021 Napoli City Half Marathon with a time of 1:00:44.
  • Securing a third-place finish in the 2021 Istanbul Half Marathon with a time of 59:58.

Personal Bests

Kelvin Kiptum’s personal bests in various long-distance running events are as follows:

  • Half marathon: 59:58 (Istanbul, 2021)

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