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.