Hellen Obiri

4 x World CHAMPION & 2 x Olympic Silver Medallist

Hellen is a 4 times World Champion (5000m in 2017 & 2019, WCC in 2019, World Indoor 3000m in 2012) and 2 times Olympic Games silver medallist (2016 & 2021).  She won the 2018 Commonwealth Games and 2014 African Games.  She is the first woman ever to win World Championships titles Indoors, Outdoors and Cross Country.

Hellen Obiri

Profile

Nationality: KEN

Place of Birth: Kisii, Kenya

Residence: Nairobi, Kenya

DOB: 13 December 1989

Event: 5000m/10,000m/Marathon

Coach: Ricky Simms

Team: ON

World Athletics Profile: Hellen Obiri

Personal Bests

  • 1500m: 3:57.05
  • 1 Mile: 4:16.15 NR
  • 3000m: 8:20.68 NR
  • 5000m: 14:18.37 NR
  • 10,000m: 30:24.27
  • Half Marathon: 64:51

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Career Highlights

  • 2022 World Athletics T&F Championships, 10,000m, SILVER
  • 2021 Olympic Games, 5000m, SILVER
  • 2019 IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m CHAMPION
  • 2019 IAAF World Cross Country CHAMPION
  • 2019 Kenyan National Cross Country CHAMPION
  • 2018 IAAF Diamond League, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2018 African T&F Championships, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2018 Kenyan 1 mile Record
  • 2018 Kenyan National Championships, 5000m CHAMPION
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2017 IAAF Diamond League, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2017 IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2017 Kenyan 1 mile and 5000m Records
  • 2017 Kenyan World Championships Trials, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2017 IAAF World Indoor Tour 3000m CHAMPION
  • 2016 Olympic Games, 5000m, SILVER
  • 2014 African T&F Championships, 1500m, CHAMPION
  • 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships, 3000m, SILVER
  • 2013 IAAF World Championships, 1500m, BRONZE
  • 2013 Kenyan World Championship Trials, 1500m, CHAMPION
  • 2012 Kenyan Olympic Trials, 1500m, CHAMPION
  • 2012 Kenyan 1500m CHAMPION
  • 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships, 3000m, CHAMPION
  • 2011 Kenyan 1500m CHAMPION