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HELLEN OBIRI
DATE OF BIRTH:

13 December 1989

GENDER:

Female

DISCIPLINES:

800m
1500m
3000m

Born: 13 December 1989

Hellen Onsando Obiri is a Kenyan Middle Distance runner. She won 3000 metres distance at 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Obiri was 11th in 1500 m at 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea. She was in the headlines when she beat Genzebe Dibaba in the 2014 IAAF diamond league in Doha and won with a time of 8:20.68.

She, together with Mercy Cherono, Irene jelagat and Faith Kipyegon broke a World Record of 16:33.58 giving Kenya a Great win.

  Performance Place Date
Outdoor800m 2:00.54 London (CP) 05 AUG 2011
1500m 3:57.05 Eugene, OR 31 MAY 2014
3000m 8:20.68 Doha 09 MAY 2014
Indoor1500m 4:05.82 Birmingham (NIA), GBR15 FEB 2014
3000m 8:29.99Stockholm (Globe Arena)06 FEB 2014
  Rank MarkPlace Date
1500m14th IAAF World Championships 34:03.86 Moskva (Luzhniki) 15 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 124:16.57 London (OP) 10 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 104:20.23Daegu01 SEP 2011
3000mIAAF World Indoor Championships 2014 28:57.72 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 09 MAR 2014
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 18:37.16 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena)11 MAR 2012

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