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Paul Tergat

1969 - Today

Paul Tergat

Paul Kibii Tergat (born 17 June 1969) is a Kenyan former professional long distance runner. He became the first Kenyan men 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 115,925 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 598th most popular athlete.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Paul Tergat ranks 601 out of 2,090Before him are Bill Nieder, Ilona Gusenbauer, Billy Mills, Catherine Hardy Lavender, Edith McGuire, and Arthur Wint. After him are Alessandro Andrei, Dave Wottle, Jackson Scholz, Romas Ubartas, Erki Nool, and Halvard Hanevold.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1969, Paul Tergat ranks 266Before him are Sofia Milos, Pavel Tonkov, Jaan Kirsipuu, Naomi Kawase, Patton Oswalt, and Martin Klebba. After him are Michael Baur, Amy Ryan, Halvard Hanevold, Vassily Ivanchuk, Shinichi Mochizuki, and Elizabeth Gilbert.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Paul Tergat ranks 25 out of 87Before him are Wilson Kipketer (1972), Edi Gathegi (1979), Amos Biwott (1947), Shekhar Mehta (1945), Paddy Lowe (1962), and John Njue (1944). After him are Victor Wanyama (1991), John Ngugi (1962), Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), David Rudisha (1988), Moses Kiptanui (1970), and Julius Kariuki (1961).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Paul Tergat ranks 6Before him are Kipchoge Keino (1940), Naftali Temu (1945), Eliud Kipchoge (1984), Wilson Kipketer (1972), and Amos Biwott (1947). After him are John Ngugi (1962), Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (1984), David Rudisha (1988), Moses Kiptanui (1970), Julius Kariuki (1961), and Daniel Komen (1976).

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