Vivian Cheruiyot Olympic 5000m Champion

Long Distance
Vivian Cheruiyot
VivianCheruyiot
Profile
  • Nationality: KEN
  • Place of birth: Keiyo, Kenya
  • DOB: 11th September 1983
  • Coach: Ricky Simms
Personal Bests
  • 3000m: 8:28.66
  • 5000m: 14:20.87 NR
  • 10,000m: 29:32.53 NR
  • 10k Road: 30:47
  • 10 miles: 51:17
  • Half Marathon: 67:54
Career Highlights
  • 2016 Olympic Games, 5000m GOLD, 10,000m SILVER
  • 2015 IAAF World T&F Championships, 10,000m CHAMPION
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 5000m SILVER
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 10,000m BRONZE
  • 2012 Laureus World Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2011 IAAF World T&F 5000m & 10,000m, CHAMPION
  • 2011 World Cross Country CHAMPION
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2010 IAAF Diamond League 5000m Winner
  • 2010 African Championships, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2010 IAAF World Indoor T&F Championships, 3000m, SILVER
  • 2009 IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 5000m, 5th
  • 2007 IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m, SILVER
  • 2002 IAAF World Junior T&F Championships, 5000m, BRONZE
  • 2000 IAAF World Junior Cross Country CHAMPION
Social
Sponsors
  • Vivian Cheruiyot Sponsor

Biography

2017:
Lisbon Half Marathon, 2nd

2016:
Great North Run, South Shields, Half Marathon, 1st, 67:54
Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, 5000m, 1st, 14:26.17 (Olympic Record)
Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, 10,000m, 2nd, 29:32.53 (NR)
Kenyan Olympic Trials, Eldoret, 5000m, 1st
Kenyan Olympic Trials, Eldoret, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Eugene, 5000m, 3rd
IAAF Diamond League, Doha, 3000m, 4th
Kenyan Police Cross-Country Championships, Ngong, 1st

2015:
Great South Run, Portsmouth, 10 miles, 1st, 51:17
IAAF World T&F Championships, Beijing, 10,000m, 1st
Kenyan World Championship Trials, Nairobi, 10,000m, 1st
Kenyan National T&F Championships, Nairobi, 1500m, 1st
Brussels Grand Prix, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF World Challenge, Rabat, 3000m, 2nd
IAAF Diamond League, Eugene, 5000m, 3rd
Cape Town 12k, 1st

2012:
Rieti, 3000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Brussels, 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, 3000m, 2nd
Olympic Games, 5000m, Silver Medal
Olympic Games, 10,000m, Bronze Medal, 30:30.44
IAAF Diamond League, London, 5000m, 1st
Kenyan Olympic Trials, Nairobi, 5000m, 1st
Kenyan Olympic Trials, Nairobi, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Rome, 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Doha 3000m, 1st
World’s Best 10k, 1st
Seville Cross Country, 2nd

2011:
Bolzano 5k, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Zurich 5000m, 1st
IAAF World 5000m Champion
IAAF World 10,000m Champion
IAAF Diamond League, Stockholm 5000m, 1st 14:20.87 NR
Kenyan 10,000m Champion
IAAF Diamond League, Eugene 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Shanghai 5000m, 1st
Spanish & Portuguese 10,000m Champion
IAAF World Cross Country Champion
Kenyan Cross Country Championships, 2nd
Seville Cross Country, 1st
Edinburgh Cross Country, 3rd

2010:
Bolzano 5km, 1st
Commonwealth Games 5000m Champion
IAAF Continental Cup 5000m Champion
IAAF Diamond League, Brussels 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, London 5000m, 2nd
African 5000m Champion
IAAF Diamond League, Paris 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Lausanne 3000m, 1st
Kenyan 5000m Champion
IAAF World Indoor T&F Championships, 3000m, Silver Medallist
World’s Best 10k, 1st
Birmingham Indoor Meeting 2 Miles, 2nd
Kenyan Police Cross Country Champs, 1st
Edinburgh Cross Country, 2nd

2009:
Madrid 10k, 1st
Alcobendas Cross Country, 1st
Cross de l’Acier, 1st
IAAF World Athletics Final 3000m, 2nd
IAAF World Athletics Final, 5000m, 2nd
adidas Women’s 5km, London, 1st
IAAF Golden League, Brussels 2000m, 2nd
IAAF Grand Prix, Gateshead 3000m, 1st
IAAF World 5000m Champion
Kenyan World Champs Trials 5000m, 1st
IAAF Golden league, Oslo 5000m, 2nd
IAAF Grand PriL, Eugene, 2000m, 1st NR, USA ACR
IAAF Super Grand Prix, Doha 1500m, 2nd
World’s Best 10k, 1st
Birmingham Indoor Meeting, 3000m, 1st, 8:30.53
Valencia Indoor Meeting, 3000m, 1st
Kenyan Police Cross Country Champion
Amorebieta Cross Country, 2nd

2008:
Tout Rennes Court 6km, 1st
Great North Run 2 Miles Champion
IAAF World Athletics Final, 3000m, 2nd, 5000m, 2nd
IAAF Golden League, Brussels 5000m, 1st, 14:25.43
Olympic Games, 5000m, 5th
IAAF Grand Prix, Eugene 5000m, 2nd
Carlsbad 5km, 1st
Edinburgh Cross Country, 3rd
Amorebieta Cross Country, 1st

2007:
Madrid 10k, 1st
Alcobendas Cross Country, 2nd
Great North 3000m 1st
IAAF World Athletics Final 5000m, 1st
IAAF World Athletics Final 3000m, 2nd, 8:28.66
IAAF Golden League, Berlin 5000m, 1st
IAAF Grand Prix, Rieti 3000m, 1st
IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m, SILVER MEDAL
Kenyan 5000m Champion
IAAF Grand Prix, Sheffield 3000m, 1st
IAAF Golden League, Oslo 5000m, 2nd 14:22.59
Glasgow Grand Prix, 5000m, 1st, 14:44.93
European Champion Clubs Cup, 1500m & 3000m Winner
Glasgow Women’s 10k, 1st, 32:08
IAAF Super Grand Prix, Doha 1500m, 2nd 4:06.65
Corrida de l’est Republicain, Heilecourt, 2nd
Kenyan World Cross Country Trials, 5th
Seville Cross Country, 2nd
Edinburgh Cross Country, 2nd
Amorebieta Cross Country, 1st

2006:
Alcobendas Cross Country, 2nd
Llodio Cross Country, 2nd
Soria Cross Country, 1st
IAAF World Athletics Final, 3000m, 3rd, 8:38.86
IAAF World Athletics Final, 5000m, 5th
Rovereto 3000m, 1st 8:45.32
IAAF Golden League, Brussels 5000m, 5th 14:47.43
IAAF Golden League, Zurich 5000m, 5th 14:52.10
IAAF Super Grand Prix, London 3000m, 5th, 8:43.05
Liege 5000m, 1st, 15:00.27
IAAF Golden League, Paris 5000m, 15:04.43
St. Mary’s Relays 3000m, 1st
Glasgow Women’s 10k, 2nd 32:25
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 4k, 8th
Kenyan World Cross Country Trials 4k, 6th
Kenyan Cross Country Championships 4k, 3rd
Kenyan Commonwealth Games Trials 5000m, 4th
Eldoret Cross Country 4k, 1st

2004:
IAAF Grand Prix, Seville 5000m, 15:13.26
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 4k, 8th
Kenyan 4K CC Championships, 6th
Keiyo District 4K CC Championships,Iten, 1st

2003:
Lisbon 10K, 3rd 33.18
Kenyan T&F Championships, 5000m, 5th
Kenyan 4K CC Championships, 5th

2002:
IAAF World Junior T&F Championships 5000m, 3rd,
Kenyan Junior 5000m Champion
IAAF World Junior CC, Bronze Medallist

2001:
African 5000m Champion
Kenyan T&F Championships 5000m, 4th
IAAF World Junior CC Championships, 4th

2000:
Olympic Games 5000m Finalist
Kenyan T&F Championships 5000m, Silver Medallist
IAAF World Junior CC Champion

1999:
All-African Games 5000m, Bronze Medallist
Kenyan 5000m Champion
IAAF World Junior CC Championships, Silver Medallist

1998:
IAAF World Junior CC Championships, 5th