Richard LIMO

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    18 NOV 1980
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14208901

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's Marathon 789 1035
Men's Overall Ranking 6270 1035

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's Marathon 718 for 1 week
Men's Overall Ranking 6247 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:40.22 Nijmegen (NED) 23 MAY 2000 1104
3000 Metres 7:32.23 Bruxelles (BEL) 24 AUG 2001 1225
Two Miles 8:13.47 Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 30 MAY 1999 1189
5000 Metres 12:56.72 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 17 AUG 2001 1222
10,000 Metres 26:50.20 Bruxelles (BEL) 30 AUG 2002 1242
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:20.67 Dakar (SEN) 20 AUG 1998 1164
10 Kilometres 28:40 Scicli (ITA) 14 OCT 2000 1080
15 Kilometres 43:44 Heerenberg (NED) 03 DEC 2006 1088
10 Miles Road 48:28 * Amsterdam (NED) 17 SEP 2006 1003
20 Kilometres 59:59 Alphen aan den Rijn (NED) 08 MAR 2009 1053
Half Marathon 1:02:23 Rotterdam (NED) 14 SEP 2008 1095
Marathon 2:06:45 Amsterdam (NED) 21 OCT 2007 1220

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Marathon 2:20:27 Nairobi (KEN) 27 OCT 2019 982

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2002 3:43.3h Nairobi (KEN) 22 JUN 2002
2000 3:40.22 Nijmegen (NED) 23 MAY 2000
1999 3:45.28 Arnhem (NED) 10 JUL 1999

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2004 7:38.92 Doha (QAT) 14 MAY 2004
2002 7:38.28 Doha (QAT) 15 MAY 2002
2001 7:32.23 Bruxelles (BEL) 24 AUG 2001
2000 7:37.12 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 18 AUG 2000
1999 7:34.32 Bruxelles (BEL) 03 SEP 1999
1998 7:36.76 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 08 AUG 1998

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
1999 8:13.47 Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 30 MAY 1999

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2005 13:09.52 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 08 JUL 2005
2004 12:59.37 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 02 JUL 2004
2003 13:01.13 Stade de France, Paris-St-Denis (FRA) 31 AUG 2003
2002 12:57.52 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 12 JUL 2002
2001 12:56.72 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 17 AUG 2001
2000 12:58.70 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 30 JUN 2000
1999 12:58.15 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 07 JUL 1999
1998 13:21.59 Zürich (SUI) 12 AUG 1998

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2005 28:16.7h Nairobi (KEN) 25 JUN 2005
2004 27:09.61 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 03 SEP 2004
2003 26:56.63 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 05 SEP 2003
2002 26:50.20 Bruxelles (BEL) 30 AUG 2002
2001 27:25.27 Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 04 JUN 2001

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2008 29:06 London (GBR) 20 JUL 2008
2006 29:02 Brunssum (NED) 02 APR 2006
2004 28:52 Dongio (SUI) 12 APR 2004
2003 29:21 Scicli (ITA) 28 SEP 2003
2001 28:43 Bolzano (ITA) 31 DEC 2001
2000 28:40 Scicli (ITA) 14 OCT 2000

Outdoor

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2006 43:44 Heerenberg (NED) 03 DEC 2006

Outdoor

20 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2009 59:59 Alphen aan den Rijn (NED) 08 MAR 2009

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2009 1:04:17 Eldoret (KEN) 01 FEB 2009
2008 1:02:23 Rotterdam (NED) 14 SEP 2008
2007 1:05:09 Uster (SUI) 22 SEP 2007
2006 1:05:03 Lisboa (POR) 24 SEP 2006

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2019 2:20:27 Nairobi (KEN) 27 OCT 2019
2018 2:15:06 Porto (POR) 04 NOV 2018
2016 2:20:26 Nairobi (KEN) 30 OCT 2016
2013 2:15:42 Milano (ITA) 07 APR 2013
2012 2:11:02 Reims (FRA) 21 OCT 2012
2011 2:10:02 Reims (FRA) 16 OCT 2011
2010 2:09:48 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 21 MAR 2010
2009 2:08:43 Chicago, IL (USA) 11 OCT 2009
2008 2:08:43 Rotterdam (NED) 13 APR 2008
2007 2:06:45 Amsterdam (NED) 21 OCT 2007

Outdoor

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
1998 8:20.67 Dakar (SEN) 20 AUG 1998

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:00.77 Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton (CAN) 10 AUG 2001
7. 5000 Metres 13:01.13 Stade de France, Paris-St-Denis (FRA) 31 AUG 2003

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. U20 Race 25:43 Belfast (GBR) 28 MAR 1999
2. U20 Race 22:50 Marrakesh (MAR) 22 MAR 1998
4. Long Race 36:39 Lausanne (SUI) 30 MAR 2003
4. Long Race 35:26 Dublin (IRL) 24 MAR 2002

Honours - African Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:20.67 Dakar (SEN) 20 AUG 1998

Honours - All-African Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. 5000 Metres 13:53.03 Johannesburg (RSA) 18 SEP 1999

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 5000 Metres 13:23.95 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 14 SEP 2003

Honours - Golden League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 12:56.72 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 17 AUG 2001

Honours - Commonwealth Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 5000 Metres 13:37.42 Kuala Lumpur (MAS) 19 SEP 1998

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:17.2h Nairobi (KEN) 22 JUN 2001
Results in:

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Remark
21 APR 2019 Marathon, Eldoret KENKEN F F 12. 2:17:08 SC
27 OCT 2019 Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon, Nairobi KENKEN F F 26. 2:20:27

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