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 Place 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 Place 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.

Latest Active Season: 2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:05.12 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 12 JUL 2019 1234

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
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
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 Steeplechase

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
03 MAY 2019 IAAF Diamond League, Doha QATQAT GW F 8. 8:19.57
21 MAY 2019 2019 Nanjing World Challenge, Olympic Stadium, Nanjing CHNCHN A F 1. 8:08.94
06 JUN 2019 Golden Gala - Pietro Mennea, Stadio Olimpico, Roma ITAITA A F 1. 8:06.13
16 JUN 2019 Meeting International Mohammed VI D'Athletisme, Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat MARMAR GW F 3. 8:07.25
21 JUN 2019 African Games Trials, Nairobi KENKEN F H1 1. 8:21.0h
22 JUN 2019 African Games Trials, Nairobi KENKEN F F 1. 8:16.43
03 JUL 2019 KDF Ch., Kasarani KENKEN F F 1. 8:22.42
12 JUL 2019 Herculis, Stade Louis II, Monaco MONMON GW F 2. 8:05.12
20 AUG 2019 Kenyan Ch., Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi KENKEN B H3 2. 8:38.4h
21 AUG 2019 Kenyan Ch., Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi KENKEN B F 1. 8:33.06
24 AUG 2019 Meeting de Paris, Stade Charléty, Paris FRAFRA GW F 2. 8:07.09
26 AUG 2019 African Games, Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat MARMAR A F 1. 8:12.39
06 SEP 2019 AG Memorial Van Damme, Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles BELBEL DF F 4. 8:10.76
13 SEP 2019 Kenya World Championship Trials, Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi KENKEN F F 2. 8:20.56
01 OCT 2019 IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha QATQAT OW H3 2. 8:19.44
04 OCT 2019 IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha QATQAT OW F 6. 8:06.95
22 OCT 2019 CISM Military World Games, Five Rings Sports Center, Wuhan CHNCHN C H2 1. 8:32.04
24 OCT 2019 CISM Military World Games, Five Rings Sports Center, Wuhan CHNCHN C F 1. 8:24.50