Benjamin KIGEN

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    05 JUL 1993
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14590800
Benjamin Kigen in the steeplechase at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 3000mSC 2 1409
Men's Overall Ranking 37 1409

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 3000mSC 2 for 39 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 26 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:57.51 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 06 FEB 2021 823
800 Metres 1:52.0h * Bondo (KEN) 20 FEB 2016 970
1500 Metres 3:36.36 Moratalaz, Madrid (ESP) 14 JUL 2017 1156
3000 Metres 7:54.02 Baie Mahault (FRA) 12 MAY 2018 1091
5000 Metres 14:02.78 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 04 MAR 2022 990
2000 Metres Steeplechase 5:18.67 Andújar (ESP) 02 JUN 2017 1191
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:05.12 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 12 JUL 2019 1234
5 Kilometres 13:36 Herzogenaurach (GER) 12 SEP 2021 1081

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:40.92 Val-de-Reuil (FRA) 27 JAN 2018 1144
3000 Metres 7:44.77 Ostrava (CZE) 25 JAN 2018 1171

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:50.30 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 04 FEB 2022 973
5000 Metres 14:02.78 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 04 MAR 2022 990
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:23.65 Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 13 MAY 2022 1150
5 Kilometres 13:42 Herzogenaurach (GER) 30 APR 2022 1060

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2021 1:57.51 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 06 FEB 2021

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2022 3:50.30 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 04 FEB 2022
2021 3:46.1h Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 27 FEB 2021
2017 3:36.36 Moratalaz, Madrid (ESP) 14 JUL 2017
2016 3:47.3h Thika (KEN) 06 MAR 2016

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 7:54.02 Baie Mahault (FRA) 12 MAY 2018

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2022 14:02.78 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 04 MAR 2022
2013 14:06.2h Nairobi (KEN) 16 MAY 2013

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2022 13:42 Herzogenaurach (GER) 30 APR 2022
2021 13:36 Herzogenaurach (GER) 12 SEP 2021

Outdoor

2000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2017 5:18.67 Andújar (ESP) 02 JUN 2017

Outdoor

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2022 8:23.65 Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 13 MAY 2022
2021 8:07.12 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 28 AUG 2021
2020 8:55.28 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 03 OCT 2020
2019 8:05.12 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 12 JUL 2019
2018 8:06.19 Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
2017 8:11.38 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 21 JUL 2017

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017/18 3:40.92 Val-de-Reuil (FRA) 27 JAN 2018

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019/20 7:51.13 Gallur, Madrid (ESP) 21 FEB 2020
2017/18 7:44.77 Ostrava (CZE) 25 JAN 2018

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:11.45 National Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 02 AUG 2021

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:06.95 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 04 OCT 2019

Honours - All-African Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:12.39 Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 26 AUG 2019

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:17.45 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 09 SEP 2021
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:07.12 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 28 AUG 2021
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:06.13 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 06 JUN 2019
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:06.19 Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:09.07 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 26 MAY 2018

Honours - World Military Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:24.50 Five Rings Sports Center, Wuhan (CHN) 24 OCT 2019

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:33.06 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 21 AUG 2019
Results in:

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
04 FEB 2022 1st Weekend Meeting, Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi KENKEN F F9 1. 3:50.30

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
04 MAR 2022 3rd Weekend Meeting, Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi KENKEN F F6 1. 14:02.78

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
05 MAR 2022 3rd Weekend Meeting, Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi KENKEN F F1 2. 8:43.42
07 MAY 2022 Kip Keino Classic, Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, Nairobi KENKEN A F 3. 8:30.28
13 MAY 2022 Ooredoo Doha Meeting, Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha - Diamond Discipline QATQAT GW F 6. 8:23.65

5 Kilometres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 APR 2022 adizero Road to Records, Herzogenaurach GERGER F F 17. 13:42