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Richard Chelimo

1972 - 2001

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Richard Chelimo (21 April 1972 – 15 August 2001) was a Kenyan long-distance runner, and a world record holder over 10,000 metres. However, he is best known as the silver medallist in the controversial 10,000m at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Chelimo has received more than 34,911 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Richard Chelimo is the 1,324th most popular athlete (down from 1,157th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Kenya (up from 56th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Kenyan Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Richard Chelimo ranks 1,324 out of 3,055Before him are Yuriy Borzakovskiy, Alina Astafei, Nadzeya Ostapchuk, Dragutin Topić, Michael Marsh, and Abdi Bile. After him are Alonzo Babers, Brigitte McMahon, Patriz Ilg, Mary Decker, Olga Rypakova, and Mariya Abakumova.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1972, Richard Chelimo ranks 521Before him are Paulo Figueiredo, Žigmund Pálffy, Paolo Orlandoni, Matt Bloom, Hocine Soltani, and Sergei Gurenko. After him are Hiroshige Yanagimoto, Jean-Jacques Tizié, Álvaro Mesén, Nima Arkani-Hamed, Takahiro Yamada, and Richard T. Jones. Among people deceased in 2001, Richard Chelimo ranks 255Before him are Dale Evans, Tony Miles, Darshan Ranganathan, Abdulaziz al-Omari, Stan Cullis, and Marwan al-Shehhi. After him are David Rocastle, Charlotte Coleman, and Wail al-Shehri.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Richard Chelimo ranks 50 out of 121Before him are Paul Kipkoech (1963), Julius Korir (1960), Saif Saaeed Shaheen (1982), Bernard Lagat (1974), Yobes Ondieki (1961), and Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich (1982). After him are Moses Tanui (1965), Paul Ereng (1966), Ezekiel Kemboi (1982), Joseph Keter (1969), Patrick Makau Musyoki (1985), and Tegla Loroupe (1973).

Among ATHLETES In Kenya

Among athletes born in Kenya, Richard Chelimo ranks 27Before him are Paul Kipkoech (1963), Julius Korir (1960), Saif Saaeed Shaheen (1982), Bernard Lagat (1974), Yobes Ondieki (1961), and Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich (1982). After him are Moses Tanui (1965), Paul Ereng (1966), Ezekiel Kemboi (1982), Joseph Keter (1969), Patrick Makau Musyoki (1985), and Tegla Loroupe (1973).