Participants

Hellen OBIRI

Hellen OBIRI
    Athletics
Birth Date:  13 Dec 1989
Place of Birth:  KISII
Country of birth:  KEN
Age:  28
Gender:   Female

Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 5000m 1 Gold

Hellen OBIRI - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 14 Apr 15:20
Gold Medal Event Women's 5000m Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 1500m 6 4:10.84

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 5000m 2 14:29.77
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 5000m 1r1h1 15:19.38
2012 London, GBR Women's 1500m 8 4:16.57

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's 5000m 1 14:34.86
2013 Moscow, RUS Women's 1500m 3 4:03.86
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 1500m 10 4:20.23

Hobbies

Nigerian comedy movies: "I like how they talk and act." (spikes.iaaf.org, 4 Jun 2014)


Occupation: Athlete, corporal in the Kenyan Defence Forces (iaaf.org, 8 Sep 2014)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Sammy RONO (iaaf.org, 8 Sep 2014)


Influence: Sydney Olympic Games 1500m gold medallist, Noah NGENY: “He is the one who convinced me to change from 800m to 1500m when we were in training." (iaaf.org, 8 Sep 2014)
Additional information

MILITARY
Lost interest in the sport and stopped running altogether in 2006 and 2007 to focus on her studies. Only re-engaged with athletics so she could join the military. (spikes.iaaf.org, 04 Jun 14)


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Legend

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

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