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Paul Ereng

1966 - Today

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Paul Ereng (born 22 August 1966) is a former Kenyan athlete, and the surprise winner of the 800 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics. Born in Kitale, Trans-Nzoia, Kenya, Paul Ereng attended Starehe Boys Centre and School in Nairobi, Kenya. He was a promising 400 m runner until the end of 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Ereng has received more than 34,383 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Paul Ereng is the 1,343rd most popular athlete (down from 972nd in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Kenya (down from 45th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Kenyan Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Paul Ereng ranks 1,343 out of 3,055Before him are Bohdan Bondarenko, Guo Jingjing, Reese Hoffa, María Isabel Urrutia, Kim Gevaert, and Christian Olsson. After him are Nicolae Juravschi, Yaroslav Rybakov, Tapio Korjus, Letitia Vriesde, Svetlana Krivelyova, and Ekaterina Dafovska.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1966, Paul Ereng ranks 523Before him are André Boisclair, Vikram, Jonathan Silverman, Arija Bareikis, Maryam Namazie, and Tahir Elçi. After him are Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Gina Bellman, Roya Hakakian, David Nicholls, Liu Boming, and Jacqueline Obradors.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Paul Ereng ranks 52 out of 121Before him are Saif Saaeed Shaheen (1982), Bernard Lagat (1974), Yobes Ondieki (1961), Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich (1982), Richard Chelimo (1972), and Moses Tanui (1965). After him are Ezekiel Kemboi (1982), Joseph Keter (1969), Patrick Makau Musyoki (1985), Tegla Loroupe (1973), Billy Konchellah (1961), and Robert Wangila (1967).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Paul Ereng ranks 29Before him are Saif Saaeed Shaheen (1982), Bernard Lagat (1974), Yobes Ondieki (1961), Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich (1982), Richard Chelimo (1972), and Moses Tanui (1965). After him are Ezekiel Kemboi (1982), Joseph Keter (1969), Patrick Makau Musyoki (1985), Tegla Loroupe (1973), Billy Konchellah (1961), and Robert Wangila (1967).