Benjamin KIGEN

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    05 JUL 1993
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14590800
Benjamin Kigen in the steeplechase at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 3000mSC 4 1393
Men's Overall Ranking 39 1398

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 3000mSC 2 for 4 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 26 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:52.0h * Bondo (KEN) 20 FEB 2016 970
1500 Metres 3:36.36 Moratalaz, Madrid (ESP) 14 JUL 2017 1156
3000 Metres 7:54.02 Baie Mahault (FRA) 12 MAY 2018 1091
5000 Metres 14:06.2h Nairobi (KEN) 16 MAY 2013 979
2000 Metres Steeplechase 5:18.67 Andújar (ESP) 02 JUN 2017 1191
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:05.12 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 12 JUL 2019 1234

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:40.92 Val-de-Reuil (FRA) 27 JAN 2018 1144
3000 Metres 7:44.77 Ostrava (CZE) 25 JAN 2018 1171

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:55.28 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 03 OCT 2020 1014

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
3000 Metres 7:51.13 Gallur, Madrid (ESP) 21 FEB 2020 1132

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 3:36.36 Moratalaz, Madrid (ESP) 14 JUL 2017
2016 3:47.3h Thika (KEN) 06 MAR 2016

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 7:54.02 Baie Mahault (FRA) 12 MAY 2018

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2013 14:06.2h Nairobi (KEN) 16 MAY 2013

Outdoor

2000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2017 5:18.67 Andújar (ESP) 02 JUN 2017

Outdoor

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2020 8:55.28 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 03 OCT 2020
2019 8:05.12 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 12 JUL 2019
2018 8:06.19 Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
2017 8:11.38 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 21 JUL 2017

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017/18 3:40.92 Val-de-Reuil (FRA) 27 JAN 2018

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019/20 7:51.13 Gallur, Madrid (ESP) 21 FEB 2020
2017/18 7:44.77 Ostrava (CZE) 25 JAN 2018

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:06.95 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 04 OCT 2019

Honours - All-African Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:12.39 Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 26 AUG 2019

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:06.13 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 06 JUN 2019
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:06.19 Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:09.07 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 26 MAY 2018

Honours - World Military Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:24.50 Five Rings Sports Center, Wuhan (CHN) 24 OCT 2019

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:33.06 Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi (KEN) 21 AUG 2019
Results in:

3000 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
19 FEB 2020 Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin FRAFRA A F 14. 7:53.16
21 FEB 2020 Villa de Madrid, Gallur, Madrid ESPESP A F 11. 7:51.13

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
03 OCT 2020 Kip Keino Classic, Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi KENKEN A F 9. 8:55.28