MATEELONG Richard Kipkemboi < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Kenya   
Gender Men
Born 14 Oct 1983 in Narok, KEN
Height1.58 m
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife, Ruth Chepkemoi, Son Kipchumba [b.2006]
Residence Nyeri, KEN
Occupation Police Officer
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? He used to run five kilometres to school every day as a child. He was then encouraged by a teacher at his school to pursue athletics.
Club / Team Kenya Police: Kenya
Name of coach Peter Mathu
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze at the 2008 Olympic Games. (, 23 Aug 2011)
Other information CAPTAIN
He was named captain of the Kenyan athletics team at the 2011 World Championships. (, 23 Aug 2011)