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Amos Kipruto

Kenyan long-distance runner (born 1992)

Amos Kipruto
Kipruto at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha
Personal information
Born (1992-09-16) 16 September 1992 (age 30)
Event(s)Long-distance running

Amos Kipruto (born 16 September 1992)[1] is a Kenyan long-distance runner. He won the bronze medal in the men's marathon at the 2019 World Athletics Championships. Kipruto took victory at the 2022 London Marathon.


In 2016, he won the Rome Marathon, and then the Seoul Marathon a year later.[1]

In 2018, Kipruto earned two medals at the World Marathon Majors, finishing third in Tokyo with a time of 2:06:33 and second in Berlin with 2:06:23.[1]

He won the bronze medal in the men's marathon at the 2019 World Athletics Championships held in Doha, Qatar.[2]

Kipruto represented Kenya at the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.[3]

He came second at the postponed 2021 Tokyo Marathon in March 2022 in a personal best of 2:03:13, behind only Eliud Kipchoge, who ran 2:02:40.[4] Kipruto secured the biggest win of his career up to that point by winning the 2022 London Marathon held in October with a time of 2:04:39.[5]


International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time
Representing  Kenya
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd Marathon 2:10:51
2020 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan Marathon DNF
World Marathon Majors
2018 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 3rd Marathon 2:06:33
2018 Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany 2nd Marathon 2:06:23
2022 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 2nd Marathon 2:03:13
2022 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 1st Marathon 2:04:39

Personal bests


  1. ^ a b c "Amos KIPRUTO – Athlete Profile". World Athletics. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Marathon Men − Final − Results" (PDF). IAAF. 5 October 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 June 2020. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
  3. ^ Olobulu, Timothy (19 June 2021). "Conseslus, Timothy Cheruiyot out as Kenya names team for Tokyo Olympics". Capital Sports. Retrieved 20 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei Win Tokyo Marathon". Runner's World. 6 March 2022. Retrieved 6 March 2022.
  5. ^ Crumley, Euan (2 October 2022). "Kipruto's closing kick lands him London Marathon prize". AW. Retrieved 2 October 2022.

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