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. (the-star.co.ke, 23 Aug 2011)
Other information CAPTAIN
He was named captain of the Kenyan athletics team at the 2011 World Championships. (the-star.co.ke, 23 Aug 2011)