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Kipkemboi Kimeli

Kipkemboi Kimeli (November 30, 1966 – February 6, 2010) was a Kenyan long-distance runner who won the bronze medal in the 10,000 metres at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

Kimeli died in Albuquerque, New Mexico from complications from pneumonia and tuberculosis on February 6, 2010.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
1985 World Cross Country Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st Junior race
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 3rd 10,000 m
1989 World Cross Country Championships Stavanger, Norway 8th Long race
1st Team


  1. ^ "Kenyan Olympic Medalist Dies".  

External links

  • Kipkemboi Kimeli profile at IAAF
  • Sports-Reference profile
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