Eliud Kipchoge is a competitive Kenyan runner. He is a Kenyan long-distance runner who won the marathon gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games. At the 2018 Berlin Marathon, he established the official world record for a marathon time of slightly over 2 hours.
Eliud Kipchoge has a net worth of $3 million, according to the report, with his major source of income being his vocation as a professional runner.
Eliud Kipchoge: Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Sibling
Eliud Kipchoge was born on November 5, 1984, in Kapsisiywa, Kenya. He was born under the sign of Scorpio and is 36 years old. He is of Kenyan descent. His mother’s name is Janet Rotich, but his father’s name remains unknown. His mother, however, raised him as a single parent when his father died while he was a youngster. Eliud is the youngest of three siblings. Her mother also works as a kindergarten teacher.
|05 Nov 1984
|Best Match for Marriage:
|Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
|5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
|Kaptel Secondary School
|Three (Lynne, Griffin, and Jordon)
Eliud Kipchoge jogged two kilometers to school every day but did not consider himself a runner at the time. He met his trainer Patrick Sang, a former Olympic steeplechase champion at the age of 16 in 2001. Similarly, he won the Kenyan trials for the junior event at the 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships. The following year, he placed sixth in the individual race and was a part of Kenya’s youth team that won gold at the World Cross Country Championships in Dublin. At the 2003 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, he also won the junior event.
Eliud Kipchoge established a world junior record in the 5000 m with a timing of 12:52.61 minutes at the 2003 Bislett Games. This was the world and African junior record until 2012. Similarly, he earned a gold medal in the 5000 m final at the 2003 World Championships. He also attended the Golden League Roma Meeting in 2004.
In addition, in the 2004 Athens Olympics, Eluid won a bronze medal in the 5000 m final. He won the Trofeo Alasport cross-country event earlier in the season. liud Kipchoge also won bronze at the World Championships in 2006. That same year, he won the San Silvestre Vallecana New Year’s Eve 10 km road race. He also finished second in the 5000 m final at the 2007 World Championships. Similarly, Eliud earned a silver medal in the 5000 m race at the 2008 Olympics, as well as the Great Yorkshire Run 10K and Campaccio Cross Country.
Furthermore, Eliud Kipchoge made his IAAF Diamond League debut in 2010 by winning the 5000 m Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix in a meet-record time. He then raced in the Carlsbad 5000 in California, USA. And he won the race while setting a world record. In addition, he won the short race in the Great Edinburgh Cross Country at the start of 2011.
Eliud Kipchoge finished third in his half-marathon debut in the Lille Half Marathon. Similarly, in October 2012, he was allowed to participate in the 2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. He started his 2013 season by winning the Barcelona Half Marathon in 1 hour and 4 seconds.
Eliud Kipchoge has 1.4 million Instagram followers under the name “kipchogeeliud.” He also has 412.4K and 618K followers on Twitter and Facebook, respectively.
Grace Sugutt is Eliud Kipchoge’s wife. The couple’s three children are named Lynne, Griffin, and Jordon. Similarly, Eliud is committed to his family. He also appreciates his family’s motivating significance in his life, fondly referring to them as his “ignition key,” and he cherishes them. Kipchoge has also shared pictures of his wife and children on social media.
Height, Weight, and Body measurements
Kipchoge weighs 52 pounds and is 5 feet 6 inches tall. However, Kipchoge’s other physical measures are presently unavailable. Furthermore, Eliud is bald and has dark brown eyes, thus his hair color is unclear.