Paul Koech

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Paul Koech (born 31 December 1969 in Uasin Gishu District) is a Kenyan distance and marathon runner. He participated at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in 1998 and finished first place. He was also a regular competitor in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships with several top-5 positions.

He won the Parelloop 10K in race in the Netherlands in 1999.[1]

Paul Koech is an uncle to Sally Barsosio. He now lives in Burnt Forest, Uasin Gishu District, Kenya. He married to Zipporah with three children (as of 2006).


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Simon Lopuyet
Men's Half Marathon Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Shem Kororia