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Julius Korir

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Julius Korir (born April 21, 1960) is a former Kenyan athlete, who won the 3.000 m steeplechase at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Born in Nandi, Kenya, Julius Korir rose into the international athletics scene in 1982, when he surprisingly won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Korir improved his times during the 1983 season, but finished only seventh at the first World Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Korir has received more than 14,463 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Julius Korir is the 1,272nd most popular athlete (down from 902nd in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Kenya (down from 40th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Kenyan Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Julius Korir ranks 1,272 out of 3,055Before him are Robert Scheidt, Frank Luck, Yekaterina Fesenko, Nelson Évora, Simon Eder, and Egil Gjelland. After him are Vladimir Muravyov, Robert de Castella, Ekaterini Thanou, Sabine Braun, Rodica Arba, and Saif Saaeed Shaheen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Julius Korir ranks 528Before him are John Fitzgerald, Ray Bourque, Ruth Jacott, Daniar Usenov, Megan Gallagher, and Roma Downey. After him are Malouma, Mohanlal, Pornsak Songsaeng, Buck Williams, Jonathan Ross, and David Bateson.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Julius Korir ranks 45 out of 121Before him are Gurinder Chadha (1960), David Rudisha (1988), Victor Wanyama (1991), William Tanui (1964), Samuel Wanjiru (1986), and Paul Kipkoech (1963). After him are Saif Saaeed Shaheen (1982), Bernard Lagat (1974), Yobes Ondieki (1961), Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich (1982), Richard Chelimo (1972), and Moses Tanui (1965).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Julius Korir ranks 22Before him are Moses Kiptanui (1970), Douglas Wakiihuri (1963), David Rudisha (1988), William Tanui (1964), Samuel Wanjiru (1986), and Paul Kipkoech (1963). After him are Saif Saaeed Shaheen (1982), Bernard Lagat (1974), Yobes Ondieki (1961), Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich (1982), Richard Chelimo (1972), and Moses Tanui (1965).