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Ben Jipcho

1943 - 2020

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Benjamin Wabura Jipcho (1 March 1943 – 24 July 2020) was a track and field athlete from Kenya, who won the silver medal in the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 1972 Summer Olympics, behind teammate Kipchoge Keino.Jipcho won the 5000 metres race in the 1973 All-Africa Games. He also won the gold medal in the 5000 m. and 3000 m. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Jipcho has received more than 32,383 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ben Jipcho is the 163rd most popular athlete, the 12th most popular biography from Kenya and the 2nd most popular Kenyan Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Ben Jipcho ranks 163 out of 3,055Before him are Tatyana Prorochenko, Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs, Luigi Beccali, Tilly Fleischer, Silvio Cator, and Duje Bonačić. After him are Walter Tewksbury, Willi Holdorf, Veikko Hakulinen, Sotirios Versis, Herma Bauma, and Harry Hillman.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Ben Jipcho ranks 251Before him are Lobo, Roberto Rosato, Grover Washington Jr., Ma'ruf Amin, Ignacio Ramonet, and Giuseppe Versaldi. After him are Herman Van Springel, John Zerzan, Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, Robert Crumb, Teruo Nimura, and Ertha Pascal-Trouillot. Among people deceased in 2020, Ben Jipcho ranks 323Before him are Tatyana Prorochenko, John Baldessari, Fatemeh Rahbar, Jerry Rawlings, Duje Bonačić, and Toke Talagi. After him are Hans Cieslarczyk, Regis Philbin, Willi Holdorf, Ivan Passer, Detto Mariano, and Hossein Sheikholeslam.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Ben Jipcho ranks 12 out of 121Before him are Louis Leakey (1903), Roger Whittaker (1936), Mwai Kibaki (1931), Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (1938), Kipchoge Keino (1940), and Deep Roy (1949). After him are Philippa Gregory (1954), Chris Froome (1985), Uhuru Kenyatta (1961), Richard Leakey (1944), Zena Marshall (1926), and Raila Odinga (1945).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Ben Jipcho ranks 2Before him are Kipchoge Keino (1940). After him are Eliud Kipchoge (1984), Naftali Temu (1945), Wilson Kipketer (1972), Amos Biwott (1947), Paul Tergat (1969), Charles Asati (1946), Julius Sang (1946), John Ngugi (1962), Catherine Ndereba (1972), and Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984).