Gold medal­list now seeks the big­gest tro­phy of all

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1980: Born in Kibirir­sang in the then Nandi Dis­trict

1987: Joined Kibirir­sang Pri­mary School, where he did KCPE in 1994. He started run­ning at this school when he started off as a 200m and 400m sprinter. He even tried his hand at de­cathlon

1995: Joined Form One at Samoei High School un­til 1998, when he did his KCSE. It was the same year that he rep­re­sented Kenya in the World Ju­nior 800m Cham­pi­onships in Nantes, France. He won a sil­ver. It is from here that he took up ath­let­ics as a ca­reer

2001: 800m Sil­ver Medal­ist at the World Ath­let­ics Cham­pi­onships in Ed­mon­ton, Canada

2003: Bronze Medal­ist, World 800m In­doors Cham­pi­onships in Britain

2006: Gold Medal­ist, World 800m In­door Cham­pi­onships, Moscow, Rus­sia

2008: Gold Medal­ist, 800m Olympics Games in Bei­jing

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