Paul Tergat

1969 - Today

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Paul Kibii Tergat (born 17 June 1969) is a Kenyan former professional long distance runner. He became the first Kenyan man to set the world record in the marathon in 2003, with a time of 2:04:55, and is regarded as one of the most accomplished long-distance runners of all time. Runnerworld called him the "Most comprehensive runner of all time".Towards the end of his career he concentrated exclusively on the marathon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Tergat has received more than 134,996 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Paul Tergat is the 746th most popular athlete (down from 601st in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Kenya (up from 25th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Kenyan Athlete.

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Among athletes, Paul Tergat ranks 746 out of 3,055Before him are Amelia Piccinini, Tim Ahearne, Ed Hamm, Eric Carlberg, Grigory Mkrtychan, and Finn Pedersen. After him are Ingrid Auerswald, Angéla Németh, Marie-José Pérec, Billy Mills, Medea Jugeli, and Glenn Hardin.

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Among people born in 1969, Paul Tergat ranks 284Before him are Luís Oliveira, Ilham Tohti, Željko Milinovič, Siv Jensen, Wolfgang Stark, and Yoko Takahagi. After him are Teri Polo, Eduardo Berizzo, Patton Oswalt, Vassily Ivanchuk, Timothy D. Snyder, and Oriol Junqueras.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Paul Tergat ranks 24 out of 121Before him are Raila Odinga (1945), Edi Gathegi (1979), Eliud Kipchoge (1984), Naftali Temu (1945), Wilson Kipketer (1972), and Amos Biwott (1947). After him are Charles Asati (1946), Paddy Lowe (1962), Tom Mboya (1930), Julius Sang (1946), John Njue (1944), and John Ngugi (1962).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Paul Tergat ranks 7Before him are Kipchoge Keino (1940), Ben Jipcho (1943), Eliud Kipchoge (1984), Naftali Temu (1945), Wilson Kipketer (1972), and Amos Biwott (1947). After him are Charles Asati (1946), Julius Sang (1946), John Ngugi (1962), Catherine Ndereba (1972), Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), and Julius Kariuki (1961).