Further Personal Information
||Husband Erastus and daughter Britney
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||"For me, my family was not a rich family. So we ran to school morning and evening, five kilometres from home."
|Why this sport?
||"I always wanted to run and realised from when I was young that I had the talent. Also my elder sister was an athlete so it was easy for me to start."
|Club / Team
||Kenya Police: Kenya
|Name of coach
||She does a mixture of road and track training.
|Awards and honours
||She received a Head of State Commendation from the President of Kenya in 2009 for her outstanding service to the nation. (iaaf.org, 06 Mar 2011)
||Her sister Hilda Kibet and cousin Lornah Kiplagat are both long-distance runners who represent the Netherlands. (iaaf.org, 06 Mar 2011)
||WORLD CHAMPS DEJA VU
She won silver in the 5000m at both the 2009 and 2011 world championships, finishing behind compatriot Vivian Cheruiyot on both occasions. (iaaf.org, 02 Sep 2011, 06 Mar 2011)