Bethwell Kiprotich Birgen

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    06 AUG 1988
Kenyan middle-distance runner Bethwell Birgen (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 3:30.77 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 JUL 2013
One Mile 3:50.42 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 01 JUN 2013
3000 Metres 7:32.48 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 27 AUG 2016
5000 Metres 13:04.66 Hengelo (Blankers-Koen Stadion) 22 MAY 2016

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
1000 Metres 2:19.03 Stockholm 22 FEB 2011
1500 Metres 3:34.62 Stockholm (Globe Arena) 19 FEB 2015
One Mile 3:55.41 Boston (Reggie Lewis), MA 14 FEB 2016
3000 Metres 7:37.17 Boston (BU), MA 25 JAN 2014

Progression - Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 3:32.27 Doha (Hamad Bin Suhaim) 05 MAY
2016 3:33.94 Doha (Hamad Bin Suhaim) 06 MAY
2014 3:31.22 Doha (Hamad Bin Suhaim) 09 MAY
2013 3:30.77 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 JUL
2012 3:31.00 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 20 JUL
2011 3:34.59 Shanghai (SS) 15 MAY
2010 3:35.60 Rehlingen 24 MAY
2009 3:35.88 Bochum 02 AUG

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2014 3:51.12 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 31 MAY
2013 3:50.42 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 01 JUN
2012 3:50.43 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 02 JUN
2011 3:56.22 London (Crystal Palace) 06 AUG
2009 3:58.01 Aberdeen, GBR 22 AUG

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 7:32.48 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 27 AUG
2013 7:37.15 Zagreb (Sports Park Mladost) 03 SEP
2010 7:39.65 Ostrava (Mestský Stadion) 27 MAY

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 13:04.66 Hengelo (Blankers-Koen Stadion) 22 MAY

Progression - Indoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2011 2:19.03 Stockholm 22 FEB

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 3:37.32 Birmingham (BarclayCard), GBR 18 FEB
2016 3:37.55 Glasgow (Emirates Arena) 20 FEB
2015 3:34.62 Stockholm (Globe Arena) 19 FEB
2014 3:35.3 Stockholm (Globe Arena) 06 FEB
2013 3:35.25 Moskva 03 FEB
2012 3:34.65 Karlsruhe 12 FEB
2011 3:35.38 Karlsruhe 13 FEB
2010 3:39.14 Stuttgart (Schleyer Halle) 06 FEB

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2016 3:55.41 Boston (Reggie Lewis), MA 14 FEB

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 7:43.49 Karlsruhe (Messehalle) 06 FEB
2015 7:43.77 Metz 25 FEB
2014 7:37.17 Boston (BU), MA 25 JAN

Honours - 1500 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Indoor Championships 6h1 3:49.35 Portland (Oregon Convention Center), OR 18 MAR 2016
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2014 8 3:40.66 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 08 MAR 2014
14th IAAF World Championships 10sf2 3:37.34 Moskva (Luzhniki) 16 AUG 2013
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 4h1 3:42.72 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 09 MAR 2012
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