KIBET Luke < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Kenya   
Gender Men
Born 12 Apr 1983 in Eldoret, KEN
Height1.60 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife Lydia, son Eddy
Residence Eldoret, KEN
Occupation Prison Worker
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Moses Tanui
Coach from which country? Kenya
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the marathon at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, Japan. (IAAF 25/08/07)
Other information BREAKING THE DROUGHT
His gold medal at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka was only Kenya's second win in the men's marathon at world championship level and the first for 20 years. Douglas Wakiihuri won the marathon at the 1987 World Championships in Rome, Italy. (sports.monstersandcritics.com 24/09/2007)

ATTACKED AND WOUNDED
He was attacked and wounded during the outbreak of tribal violence which swept through Kenya during late 2007. (The Final Sprint 05/01/08)