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Samson Kitur

Full name: Samson Kitur
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: February 25, 1966 in Moiben, Eldoret, Rift Valley, Kenya
Died: April 25, 2003 in Ziwa, Eldoret, Rift Valley, Kenya
Affiliations: K-Way Club, ITA
Country: KEN Kenya
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of David Kitur; Brother of Simon Kitur.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Samson Kitur won a bronze medal at the 1993 World Championships in the 400 metres, and was All-Africa champion over 400 in 1991 and 1995. He was also second at the 1990 Commonwealth Games and 4th at the 1995 World Championships. In 1990 he led Kenya to a gold medal in the 4×400 at the Commonwealth Games.

Personal Best: 400 – 44.18 (1992).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Athletics Men's 400 metres Kenya KEN 3 Bronze
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Kenya KEN AC
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Athletics Men's 400 metres Kenya KEN 5 h1 r3/4
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Kenya KEN 3 h1 r2/3

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L RT
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Athletics Kenya Final 3 44.24 5
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Athletics Kenya Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 44.18 3
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Athletics Kenya Quarter-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 44.66 5
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Six 1 QU 45.41 7
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Athletics Kenya Semi-Finals Heat One 5 45.17 2 0,248
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Athletics Kenya Quarter-Finals Heat One 3 QU 45.03 6 0,246
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Seven 2 QU 45.39 8 0,341

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST RT
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Athletics Kenya KEN Final AC DNF
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Athletics Kenya KEN Round One Heat Two 3 QC 2:59.63
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Athletics Kenya KEN Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 3:01.73 46,18 0,242
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