Bethwell BIRGEN

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    06 AUG 1988
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    249824
Kenyan middle-distance runner Bethwell Birgen (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 1500m 10 1291
Men's 5000m 20 1185
Men's Overall Ranking 171 1291

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 1500m 10 for 4 weeks
Men's 5000m 20 for 6 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 171 for 0 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:48.32 Stretford (GBR) 03 MAY 2011 1074
1500 Metres 3:30.77 Monaco (MON) 19 JUL 2013 1234
One Mile 3:50.42 Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUN 2013 1195
3000 Metres 7:32.48 Paris (FRA) 27 AUG 2016 1223
5000 Metres 13:04.66 Hengelo (NED) 22 MAY 2016 1193
4x1500 Metres Relay 14:44.31 Bruxelles (BEL) 04 SEP 2009 1229

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1000 Metres 2:19.03 Stockholm (SWE) 22 FEB 2011 1161
1500 Metres 3:34.62 Stockholm (SWE) 19 FEB 2015 1233
One Mile 3:54.82 Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2019 1197
3000 Metres 7:40.56 Karlsruhe (GER) 03 FEB 2018 1198

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:37.50 Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2019 1192
One Mile 3:54.82 Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2019 1197

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2011 1:48.32 Stretford (GBR) 03 MAY 2011

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 3:34.27 Paris (FRA) 30 JUN 2018
2017 3:32.27 Doha (QAT) 05 MAY 2017
2016 3:33.94 Doha (QAT) 06 MAY 2016
2014 3:31.22 Doha (QAT) 09 MAY 2014
2013 3:30.77 Monaco (MON) 19 JUL 2013
2012 3:31.00 Monaco (MON) 20 JUL 2012
2011 3:34.59 Shanghai (CHN) 15 MAY 2011
2010 3:35.60 Rehlingen (GER) 24 MAY 2010
2009 3:35.88 Bochum-Wattenscheid (GER) 02 AUG 2009

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2018 3:54.60 Eugene, OR (USA) 26 MAY 2018
2017 3:53.50 Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
2014 3:51.12 Eugene, OR (USA) 31 MAY 2014
2013 3:50.42 Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUN 2013
2012 3:50.43 Eugene, OR (USA) 02 JUN 2012
2011 3:56.22 London (GBR) 06 AUG 2011
2009 3:58.01 Aberdeen (GBR) 22 AUG 2009

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 7:42.72 Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
2017 7:43.57 Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017
2016 7:32.48 Paris (FRA) 27 AUG 2016
2013 7:37.15 Zagreb (CRO) 03 SEP 2013
2010 7:39.65 Ostrava (CZE) 27 MAY 2010

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 13:20.08 London (GBR) 21 JUL 2018
2017 13:17.80 Montreuil-sous-Bois (FRA) 01 JUN 2017
2016 13:04.66 Hengelo (NED) 22 MAY 2016

Outdoor

4x1500 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
2009 14:44.31 Bruxelles (BEL) 04 SEP 2009

Indoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2010/11 2:19.03 Stockholm (SWE) 22 FEB 2011

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018/19 3:37.50 Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2019
2017/18 3:37.76 Glasgow (GBR) 25 FEB 2018
2016/17 3:37.32 Birmingham (GBR) 18 FEB 2017
2015/16 3:37.55 Glasgow (GBR) 20 FEB 2016
2014/15 3:34.62 Stockholm (SWE) 19 FEB 2015
2013/14 3:36.10 Moskva (RUS) 02 FEB 2014
2012/13 3:35.25 Moskva (RUS) 03 FEB 2013
2011/12 3:34.65 Karlsruhe (GER) 12 FEB 2012
2010/11 3:35.38 Karlsruhe (GER) 13 FEB 2011
2009/10 3:39.14 Stuttgart (GER) 06 FEB 2010

Indoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2018/19 3:54.82 Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2019
2015/16 3:55.41 Boston, MA (USA) 14 FEB 2016

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017/18 7:40.56 Karlsruhe (GER) 03 FEB 2018
2015/16 7:43.49 Karlsruhe (GER) 06 FEB 2016
2014/15 7:43.77 Metz (FRA) 25 FEB 2015

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 3000 Metres 8:15.70 Birmingham (GBR) 04 MAR 2018
Results in:

1500 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Boston, MA USAUSA F F 3:37.50
02 FEB 2019 Indoor Meeting, Karlsruhe GERGER A F 2. 3:38.69
08 FEB 2019 Meeting Villa de Madrid, Madrid ESPESP A F1 1. 3:40.17
16 FEB 2019 Müller Indoor Grand Prix, Birmingham GBRGBR A F 11. 3:41.03
20 FEB 2019 PSD Bank Leichtathletik Meeting, Düsseldorf GERGER A F 6. 3:43.36

One Mile Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Boston, MA USAUSA A F 2. 3:54.82