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Wilson Kiprugut

Full name: Wilson Chuma Kiprugut
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: 1938 in Kericho, Rift Valley, Kenya
Country: KEN Kenya
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Wilson Kiprugut had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1968 Olympics 800 metres, 3rd in the 1964 Olympics 800 metres; 2nd in the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 880 yards. He also finished fifth with the 4×440 yards relay team (with Kimaru Songok, Peter Francis, and Seraphino Antao) and was eliminated in the heats of the 440 yards at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Kiprugut was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 440 yards.

Personal Bests: 400 – 46.6 (1965); 800 – 1:44.57 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Men's 400 metres Kenya KEN 7 h3 r2/4
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Men's 800 metres Kenya KEN 3 Bronze
1968 Summer Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 800 metres Kenya KEN 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Kenya Quarter-Finals Heat Three 7 47.7
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Seven 2 QU 47.1 47,04

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Kenya Final 3 1:45.9
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Kenya Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU/=OR 1:46.1
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Kenya Round One Heat One 1 QU 1:47.8
1968 Summer Ciudad de México Athletics Kenya Final 2 1:44.5 1:44.57
1968 Summer Ciudad de México Athletics Kenya Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 1:45.8 1:45.84
1968 Summer Ciudad de México Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Five 1 QU 1:46.1 1:46.17
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