Participants

Kenneth Mburu MUNGARA

Kenneth Mburu MUNGARA
    Athletics
Birth Date:  07 Sep 1973
Place of Birth:  KIAMBU
Country of birth:  KEN
Age:  44
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  165
Weight (Kg):  55

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's Marathon 10

Kenneth Mburu MUNGARA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 15 Apr 8:15
Gold Medal Event Men's Marathon Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Additional information

LATE STARTER
Former barber, who was only enticed to the sport in his thirties after cutting the hair of other runners. (scmp.com, 21 Jan 2018)


GOLD COAST SPECIALIST
MUNGARA has enjoyed the Gold Coast, having won the city's 2015 and 2016 marathons. Just missed out on his hat-trick in 2017, to Takuya NOGUCHI (JPN). (goldcoastmarathon.com, 2 Jul 2017).


MILAN MASTER
Set a world masters record when running a time of 2:08.38, finishing third in Milan in 2016. (iaaf.org 1 Jul 2016)


MAJOR DEBUT
Accrued 15 career marathon victories, but the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is his first major event. "It is a dream come true, albeit late. I had always wanted to represent my country, but each year there were better runners ahead of me. Eyes will be on me and the other Kenyans named in the team, and contrary to critics saying the team is weak, we will emerge winners." (coastweek.com, 11 Mar 2018)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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