Felix Kibore

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Felix Kibore
Personal information
Birth name Felix Kikwai Kibore
Nationality  Qatar
Born (1988-02-18) 18 February 1988 (age 30)
Kenya
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long-distance
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 5000 m: 13:16.11
10,000 m: 27:35.12

Felix Kikwai Kibore (Arabic: فيليكس كيبوري‎; born February 18, 1988 in Kenya) is a Qatari long-distance runner of Kenyan origin.[1] Kibore represented Qatar at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed for the men's 10,000 metres, along with his compatriots Essa Ismail Rashed and Ahmad Hassan Abdullah. He finished the race in twenty-second place by nearly two seconds ahead of Spanish long-distance runners Carles Castillejo and Ayad Lamdassen, with a time of 28:11.92.[2]

Kibore had also achieved his best result in long-distance running, when he finished ninth in the finals of the men's 5000 metres at the 2007 IAAF World Championships in Osaka, Japan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Felix Kibore". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Men's 10,000m Final". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 

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