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Kenya at the Olympics

Kenya first participated at the Olympic Games in 1956, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the boycotted 1976 and 1980 Games. Kenya participated in the Winter Olympic Games in 1998, 2002 and 2006. However, their only competitor at these games, Philip Boit, failed to qualify for the 2010 events, and retired in 2011; this left Kenya's future participation for the Winter Olympics in doubt. Kenyan athletes have won 86 medals in total, all from boxing and athletic events. Of those, 56 medals come from the long-distance running events. In terms of total medals won, the two most recent Summer Olympics (2008 and 2012) have been Kenya's most successful, producing 25 medals between them.

The National Olympic Committee for Kenya is the National Olympic Committee Kenya, and was founded in 1955.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Medal tables 2
    • Medals by Summer Games 2.1
    • Medals by sport 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Kiprugut, WilsonWilson Kiprugut 1964 Tokyo Athletics Men's 800 m
 Gold Temu, NaftaliNaftali Temu 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 10000 m
 Gold Keino, KipchogeKipchoge Keino 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Gold Biwott, AmosAmos Biwott 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Kogo, BenjaminBenjamin Kogo 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Rudisha, DanielDaniel Rudisha
Munyoro Nyamau
Naftali Bon
Charles Asati
1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 4×400 m relay
 Silver Keino, KipchogeKipchoge Keino 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Bronze Temu, NaftaliNaftali Temu 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Kiprugut, WilsonWilson Kiprugut 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 800 m
 Bronze Waruinge, PhilipPhilip Waruinge 1968 Mexico City Boxing Men's featherweight
 Gold Keino, KipchogeKipchoge Keino 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Gold Asati, CharlesCharles Asati
Munyoro Nyamau
Robert Ouko
Julius Sang
1972 Munich Athletics Men's 4×400 m relay
 Silver Keino, KipchogeKipchoge Keino 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Silver Jipcho, BenBen Jipcho 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Waruinge, PhilipPhilip Waruinge 1972 Munich Boxing Men's featherweight
 Bronze Sang, JuliusJulius Sang 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 400 m
 Bronze Boit, MikeMike Boit 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 800 m
 Bronze Mbugua, SamuelSamuel Mbugua 1972 Munich Boxing Men's lightweight
 Bronze Murunga, DickDick Murunga 1972 Munich Boxing Men's welterweight
 Gold Korir, JuliusJulius Korir 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Bronze Musyoki, MichaelMichael Musyoki 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 10000 m
 Bronze Bilali, IbrahimIbrahim Bilali 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's flyweight
 Gold Kariuki, JuliusJulius Kariuki 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Gold Ngugi, JohnJohn Ngugi 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Gold Ereng, PaulPaul Ereng 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 800 m
 Gold Rono, PeterPeter Rono 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Gold Wangila, RobertRobert Wangila 1988 Seoul Boxing Men's welterweight
 Silver Koech, PeterPeter Koech 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Wakiihuri, DouglasDouglas Wakiihuri 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's Marathon
 Bronze Kimeli, KipkemboiKipkemboi Kimeli 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 10000 m
 Bronze Sande, ChrisChris Sande 1988 Seoul Boxing Men's middleweight
 Gold Birir, MatthewMatthew Birir 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Gold Tanui, WilliamWilliam Tanui 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 800 m
 Silver Chelimo, RichardRichard Chelimo 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 10000 m
 Silver Sang, PatrickPatrick Sang 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Bitok, PaulPaul Bitok 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Kiprotich, NixonNixon Kiprotich 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 800 m
 Bronze Mutwol, WilliamWilliam Mutwol 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Bronze Kitur, SamsonSamson Kitur 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 400 m
 Gold Keter, JosephJoseph Keter 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Tergat, PaulPaul Tergat 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 10000 m
 Silver Kiptanui, MosesMoses Kiptanui 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Bitok, PaulPaul Bitok 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Konga, PaulinePauline Konga 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Kipkorir, StephenStephen Kipkorir 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Bronze Onyancha, FredFred Onyancha 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 800 m
 Bronze Wainaina, ErickErick Wainaina 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's Marathon
 Gold Ngeny, NoahNoah Ngeny 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Gold Kosgei, ReubenReuben Kosgei 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Tergat, PaulPaul Tergat 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 10000 m
 Silver Kipketer, Wilson BoitWilson Boit Kipketer 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Wainaina, ErickErick Wainaina 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's Marathon
 Bronze Lagat, BernardBernard Lagat 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Bronze Chepchumba, JoyceJoyce Chepchumba 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's Marathon
 Gold Kemboi, EzekielEzekiel Kemboi 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Lagat, BernardBernard Lagat 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Silver Kipruto, BriminBrimin Kipruto 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Ochichi, IsabellaIsabella Ochichi 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Silver Ndereba, CatherineCatherine Ndereba 2004 Athens Athletics Women's Marathon
 Bronze Koech, Paul KipsielePaul Kipsiele Koech 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Bronze Kipchoge, EliudEliud Kipchoge 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Gold Kiprop, Asbel KiprutoAsbel Kipruto Kiprop 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Gold Kipruto, Brimin KipropBrimin Kiprop Kipruto 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Gold Bungei, WilfredWilfred Bungei 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 800 m
 Gold Wanjiru, SamuelSamuel Wanjiru 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's Marathon
 Gold Jelimo, PamelaPamela Jelimo 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 800 m
 Gold Lagat, NancyNancy Lagat 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 1500 m
 Silver Busienei, Janeth JepkosgeiJaneth Jepkosgei Busienei 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 800 m
 Silver Ndereba, CatherineCatherine Ndereba 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's Marathon
 Silver Jepkorir, EuniceEunice Jepkorir 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 3000 m steeplechase
 Silver Kipchoge, EliudEliud Kipchoge 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Bronze Mateelong, Richard KipkemboiRichard Kipkemboi Mateelong 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Bronze Kogo, MicahMicah Kogo 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 10000 m
 Bronze Soi, Edwin CheruiyotEdwin Cheruiyot Soi 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Bronze Yego, Alfred KirwaAlfred Kirwa Yego 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 800 m
 Silver Kipyego, SallySally Kipyego 2012 London Athletics Women's 10000 m
 Bronze Cheruiyot, VivianVivian Cheruiyot 2012 London Athletics Women's 10000 m
 Silver Jeptoo, PriscahPriscah Jeptoo 2012 London Athletics Women's Marathon
 Gold Kemboi, EzekielEzekiel Kemboi 2012 London Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Bronze Mutai, AbelAbel Mutai 2012 London Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Gold Rudisha, DavidDavid Rudisha 2012 London Athletics Men's 800 m
 Bronze Kitum, TimothyTimothy Kitum 2012 London Athletics Men's 800 m
 Silver Cheruiyot, VivianVivian Cheruiyot 2012 London Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Longosiwa, ThomasThomas Longosiwa 2012 London Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Kirui, AbelAbel Kirui 2012 London Athletics Men's Marathon
 Bronze Kipsang Kiprotich, WilsonWilson Kipsang Kiprotich 2012 London Athletics Men's Marathon

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1956 Melbourne 0 0 0 0
1960 Rome 1 0 0 1
1964 Tokyo 0 0 1 1
1968 Mexico City 3 4 2 9
1972 Munich 2 3 4 9
1976 Montreal did not participate
1980 Moscow did not participate
1984 Los Angeles 1 0 2 3
1988 Seoul 5 2 2 9
1992 Barcelona 2 4 2 8
1996 Atlanta 1 4 3 8
2000 Sydney 2 3 2 7
2004 Athens 1 4 2 7
2008 Beijing 6 4 4 14
2012 London 2 4 5 11
Total 25 32 29 86

Medals by sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 24 31 24 79
Boxing 1 1 5 7
Total 25 32 29 86

See also

References

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