Who is Eliud Kipchoge? Bio, Age, Wiki, Net Worth, Relationship, Wife, Height

Who is Eliud Kipchoge?

Eliud Kipchoge is a Kenyan long-distance runner with a world record. Kipchoge set a world record at the 2018 Berlin Marathon with a time of 2:01:39, breaking the previous world record by 1 minute and 18 seconds.

With such a performance and record, Eliud Kipchoge was dubbed “the greatest marathoner of the modern era.”

Kipchoge became the senior 5000 m world champion at the age of eighteen in the 2003 Athletics Championships.

Relationship Details, Eliud Kipchoge is Married?

Kipchoge, the world record holder, is married to Grace August. According to Grace, they were schoolmates and neighbors, and she fell in love with the racer when she was 19.

After a year of dating, the couple began living together in a traditional ceremony. Lynne, the couple’s first child, was born shortly after marriage.

They were later blessed with two more wonderful children. But nothing has been revealed about their identities or whereabouts.

Quick facts about Eliud Kipchoge

Full name Eliud Kipchoge EGH
Nickname Eliud Kipchoge
Birthdate 5 November 1984
Birthplace Kapsisiywa, Nandi Country, Kenya
Nationality Kenya
Ethnicity Not Mentioned
Religion Roman Catholic
Zodiac Sign  Scorpio

Eliud Kipchoge: Early Life, Age, Wiki, Parents, Ethnicity

Kipchoge was born in Kapsisiywa, Nandi County, Kenya on November 5, 1894. He was born to Janet Rotich and had no recollection of his father, who died when he was very young.

He was the youngest of five brothers, raised by their nursery school teacher mother.

Kipchoge used to run two miles daily on his way to school, graduating from Kapitel Secondary School in 1999.

In 2001, he met his trainer Patrick Sang, who guided him through his career, when he was 16 years old.

Education, Schooling, University

Kipchoge used to run two miles daily on his way to school, graduating from Kapitel Secondary School in 1999.

Professional Career, (Kenyan trials)

Kipchoge won the Kenyan trials for the 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships junior race when he was 17 years old.

Similarly, he finished fifth in the World Cross Country Championships in Dublin and was a member of the Kenyan junior team that won gold.
Eliud Kipchoge set a world junior record in the 5000m at the 2003 Bislett Games, finishing in 12:52:61 minutes. His record was the world and African junior record until 2012.

He won a gold medal at the 2003 World Championships and a bronze medal in the 5000 m final at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Olympic Games and World Championships

He won the bronze medal in the 3000 meters at the 2006 World Championships in Moscow.

Eliud Kipchoge won the San Silvestre Vallecana 10 km road race in a time of 26:54 minutes, breaking his record by 40 seconds.

Similarly, in the final of the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, he took silver in the 5000m race with a time of 13:46:00.

He won a silver medal in the 500 m event at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, with a time of 13:02:80.

He finished fifth at the 2009 World Athletics Championships after failing to reach the podium. Similarly, at the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Final, he finished ninth in the 300 m.

World Records and a Half Marathon Debut

Kipchoge made his IAAF Diamond League debut in 2010 by winning the 5000 m Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix.

He later competed in the Carlsbad 5000 in California, USA. He flew back to Europe to compete in the Belgrade Race through History. Kipchoge finished second after his shoe fell off during the race and was replaced.

Later, Kipchoge made his half marathon debut in Lille, setting a new course record with a time of 59:25 and finishing third.

With this new record, he is the second-fastest Half Marathon debutant. On October 6, 2012, he competed in the 2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria.

Eliud Kipchoge began his 2013 season by winning the Barcelona Half Marathon in a time of one hour and four seconds.

He made his debut in April, demonstrating a smooth transition to the longer distance by winning the Hamburg Marathon in 2:05:30 hours, setting a new course record.

He finished second in the Berlin Marathon with a time of 2:04:05, the fifth-fastest time in history. Since 1977, 11 world records have been set at the Berlin Marathon.

Kipchoge competed in the 2015 Ras al-Khaimah Half Marathon and finished sixth with a time of 1:00:50.

He won the 2016 London Marathon for the second year in a row with a time of 2:03:05. This time broke the London course record, making it the second-fastest marathon time in history.

Kipchoge at the Rio Olympics

Kipchoge will compete in the Rio Olympics.

Eliud Kipchoge won a gold medal in the marathon event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. On the final day of the Rio Olympics, August 21, 2015, he won the gold medal in a time of 2:08:44.

Despite winning the medal, Kipchoge’s marathon time of 2:08:44 was his slowest. He became the second Kenyan male, after Sammy Wanjiru, to win an Olympic marathon gold medal with this victory.

Net Worth, Salary, Assets 2022/2023

The incredible athlete has a net worth of $3 million. Every ounce of his success is the result of hard work and perseverance.

The majority of his earnings come from his primary career as a racer; however, he also earns well from his sponsorship with the well-known sports brand Nike.

Rumors and Controversy

Talking about his rumors and controversy, he has not been in any part of rumors and controversy to date.

What is the Height of Eliud Kipchoge? Weight, Full Body Status

Weight In Kilograms – 52 kg
In Pounds – 114 lbs
Height In Centimetres –  167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′6″
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color  Black
Sports Athletics
Profession  Marathon Runner

Social Media Accounts

Eliud Kipchoge, the Olympic champion, and world record holder, is active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. He has a large number of followers.

He updates his fans and followers on his social media accounts about his daily life and the various activities in which he participates.

Follow him to learn more about his accomplishments and activities.

Instagram: 1.4m followers with 1,765 following

Twitter: 406.4k followers with 5,461 following

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