NJOROGE Mercy < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Kenya   
Gender Women
Born 10 Jun 1986
Height1.58 m
Weight 51 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Kaptagat, KEN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up running in 2002.
Why this sport? A teacher, Mr Mathu, recognised her talent and urged her to take up the sport.
Club / Team PACE:
Name of coach Sammy Rono
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for Kenya
Tournament World Cross Country Championships
Location Saint-Etienne
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Her silver medal in the 3000m steeplechase from the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. (pacesportsmanagement.com, 24 Jul 2011)
Hero / Idol Catherine Ndereba. (iaaf.org, 01 May 2008)
Other information 2011 WORLDS
She was forced to run some of the steeplechase final at the 2011 World Championships in only one shoe after her left fell off. (hindustantimes.com, 27 Dec 2011)