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Kimaru Songok

Full name: Kimaru Songok
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: 1936 in Nandi, Rift Valley, Kenya
Country: KEN Kenya
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Kimaru Songok had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards Hurdles. He also finished fifth in the 4×440 yards relay (with Peter Francis, Seraphino Antao, and Wilson Kiprugut) and was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 440 yards of the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Songok was eliminated in the heats of the 120 yards hurdles as well as of the 440 yards hurdles.

Personal Bests: 110H – 14.4 (1968); 400H – 50.66 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Kenya KEN 7 h3 r1/3
1968 Summer Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Kenya KEN 6 h1 r1/3
1968 Summer Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Kenya KEN 5 h4 r1/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1968 Summer Ciudad de México Athletics Kenya Round One Heat One 6 14.7 14.76

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer Tokyo Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Three 7 54.5
1968 Summer Ciudad de México Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Four 5 50.6 50.66
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