Participants

Kumari TAKI

Kumari TAKI
    Athletics
Birth Date:  06 May 1999
Place of Birth:  narok
Country of birth:  KEN
Age:  18
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  172
Weight (Kg):  62

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's 1500m 7

Kumari TAKI - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 11:35
Men's 1500m Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 16:10
Gold Medal Event Men's 1500m Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Hero: Olympic runner Asbel KIPROP (KEN) (capitalfm.co.ke, 22 Jun 2016)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH GOLD
Won gold in 1500m at 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa, winning in a Games record time of 3:38.80. "It was one of the toughest races, but I am happy to emerge victorious." (standardmedia.co.ke, 8 Sep 2015) 


YOUNG POTENTIAL
Emerged on global scene after winning boys' 1500m title at 2015 World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia. Ran Championship record 3:36.38 to rise to 10th on world all-time youth rankings. (iaaf.org, 18 Jul 2015)


DESPERATE DIVE
Claimed 2016 World Junior 1500m title in unconventional fashion, after diving for the finish line to pip Ethiopian Taresa TOLOSA for gold. "I knew that the Ethiopian had a stronger kick than me, so I had to dive at the line, and I made it. I wanted this for a long time." (scmp.com, 22 Jul 2016)



Legend

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

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