Athlete Profile

Matthew Kiprotich Birir

  • COUNTRY Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH 5 JUL 1972
  • COUNTRY Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH 5 JUL 1972
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 3:39.17 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 08 JUN 1994
3000 Metres 8:00.23 Lausanne 06 JUL 1994
Half Marathon 1:02:56 Berlin 06 MAY 2007
Marathon 2:11:43 Bruxelles 10 OCT 2004
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:08.12 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 08 JUN 1995
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1998 3:39.4 Nairobi 09 MAY
1994 3:39.17 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 08 JUN
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1994 8:00.23 Lausanne 06 JUL
Half Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2007 1:02:56 Berlin 06 MAY
2002 1:03:28 Budapest 01 SEP
2000 1:03:41 Egmond aan Zee 09 JAN
Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2005 2:12:41 Frankfurt 30 OCT
2004 2:11:43 Bruxelles 10 OCT
2003 2:15:54 Mazatlán 30 NOV
2002 2:15:28 Hamburg 21 APR
2001 2:13:58 Amsterdam 21 OCT
3000 Metres Steeplechase Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 8:28.2 Nairobi 23 JUN
2000 8:24.2 Nairobi 22 JUL
1999 8:25.46 Doha 13 MAY
1998 8:22.40 Hengelo 01 JUN
1997 8:10.88 Köln 24 AUG
1996 8:17.18 Atlanta, GA 02 AUG
1995 8:08.12 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 08 JUN
1994 8:14.68 Monaco 02 AUG
1993 8:09.42 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 21 AUG
1992 8:08.84 Barcelona 07 AUG
1990 8:31.02 Plovdiv 12 AUG
1988 8:44.54 Sudbury 31 JUL
Honours - 3000 Metres Steeplechase
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
13th IAAF Grand Prix Final 9 8:28.83 Fukuoka 13 SEP 1997
XXVI Olympic Games 4 8:17.18 Atlanta, GA 02 AUG 1996
IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 12 8:36.22 Monaco 09 SEP 1995
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 9 8:21.15 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 11 AUG 1995
9th IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 7 8:27.65 London 10 SEP 1993
4th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 8:09.42 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 21 AUG 1993
XXV Olympic Games 1 8:08.84 Barcelona 07 AUG 1992
3rd IAAF World Junior Championships 1 8:31.02 Plovdiv 12 AUG 1990
2nd IAAF World Junior Championships 2 8:44.54 Sudbury 31 JUL 1988