Participants

Edward Pingua ZAKAYO

Edward Pingua ZAKAYO
    Athletics
Birth Date:  25 Nov 2001
Place of Birth:  NAROK, KEN
Country of birth:  KEN
Age:  16
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  198
Weight (Kg):  56

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's 5000m 3 Bronze

Edward Pingua ZAKAYO - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 16:40
Gold Medal Event Men's 5000m Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Reason: "I want to lift my mother from poverty, as well as fund my own education." (pressreader.com, 16 Jul 2017)
Additional information

STRONG SECOND
Took 3000m silver at first global championships, behind Ethiopia's Selemon BAREGA, at 2017 World U18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. (iaaf.org, 16 Jul 2017)


WARNING
After winning Kenyan Commonwealth Trials in 5000m, February 2018, the 16-year-old warned: "The threat of Uganda athletes, especially in 5000m and 10,000m is real. You can’t wish it away. We must train harder as a team and plan how we will stop them." (coastweek.com, 12 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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