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Daniel Komen

1976 - Today

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Daniel Kipngetich Komen (born 17 May 1976) is a Kenyan middle- and long-distance runner. Remembered for his rivalry with Haile Gebrselassie, Komen's most notable achievements came in a two-year period between 1996 and 1998, during which he broke a string of world records.He currently holds the world record for the 3000 metres both outdoors (7:20.67 set in 1996) and indoors (7:24.90 set in 1998). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Komen has received more than 167,622 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Daniel Komen is the 1,177th most popular athlete (down from 817th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Kenya (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Kenyan Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Daniel Komen ranks 1,177 out of 3,055Before him are Pierre Quinon, Tatyana Providokhina, Ronald Weigel, Sergey Makarov, Rüdiger Helm, and Zemfira Meftahatdinova. After him are Wanda Panfil, Milena Duchková, Óscar Figueroa, Primož Kozmus, Valeriy Pidluzhnyy, and Moses Kiptanui.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1976, Daniel Komen ranks 370Before him are Alexei Nemov, Gigi Leung, Chiril Gaburici, Jewel De'Nyle, Ibrahima Bakayoko, and Ricardo Alexandre dos Santos. After him are Andreas Mogensen, Chiara Siracusa, Nikolay Baskov, Mario Melchiot, Lena Park, and Tomasz Adamek.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Daniel Komen ranks 36 out of 121Before him are John Ngugi (1962), Catherine Ndereba (1972), Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), McDonald Mariga (1987), Julius Kariuki (1961), and Noah Ngeny (1978). After him are Moses Kiptanui (1970), Douglas Wakiihuri (1963), Gurinder Chadha (1960), David Rudisha (1988), Victor Wanyama (1991), and William Tanui (1964).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Daniel Komen ranks 15Before him are Julius Sang (1946), John Ngugi (1962), Catherine Ndereba (1972), Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), Julius Kariuki (1961), and Noah Ngeny (1978). After him are Moses Kiptanui (1970), Douglas Wakiihuri (1963), David Rudisha (1988), William Tanui (1964), Samuel Wanjiru (1986), and Paul Kipkoech (1963).