Lydia CHEROMEI

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    11 MAY 1977
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14288949
Lydia Cheromei (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Women's Marathon 73 1237
Women's Overall Ranking 313 1237

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Women's Marathon 18 for 4 weeks
Women's Overall Ranking 89 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 4:09.32 Arnhem (NED) 12 JUL 1997 1132
3000 Metres 8:29.14 Zürich (SUI) 11 AUG 2000 1211
5000 Metres 14:46.72 Berlin (GER) 26 AUG 1997 1189
10,000 Metres 31:41.09 Belle Vue Mauricia (MRI) 27 JUN 1992 1156
5 Kilometres 14:58 Bern (SUI) 08 JUN 1997 1196
10 Kilometres 32:00 Appingedam (NED) 26 JUN 2004 1159
15 Kilometres 47:02 Nijmegen (NED) 21 NOV 2004 1220
Half Marathon 1:07:26 Praha (CZE) 31 MAR 2012 1209
Marathon 2:21:30 Dubai (UAE) 27 JAN 2012 1218

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Marathon 2:33:27 Chongqing (CHN) 31 MAR 2019 1099

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2000 4:13.06 Nijmegen (NED) 23 MAY 2000
1997 4:09.32 Arnhem (NED) 12 JUL 1997

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2000 8:29.14 Zürich (SUI) 11 AUG 2000
1997 8:36.11 Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 1997
1996 9:04.30 Leppävirta (FIN) 25 MAY 1996
1995 8:48.46 Monaco (MON) 09 SEP 1995
1993 9:33.17 Oslo (NOR) 10 JUL 1993

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2000 14:47.35 Sydney (AUS) 25 SEP 2000
1997 14:46.72 Berlin (GER) 26 AUG 1997
1996 15:18.34 Köln (GER) 16 AUG 1996
1995 14:53.44 Berlin (GER) 01 SEP 1995
1992 15:17.31 Berlin (GER) 21 AUG 1992

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
1997 14:58 Bern (SUI) 08 JUN 1997

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1992 31:41.09 Belle Vue Mauricia (MRI) 27 JUN 1992
1990 33:20.83 Plovdiv (BUL) 10 AUG 1990

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2005 32:20 Maldonado (URU) 06 JAN 2005
2004 32:00 Appingedam (NED) 26 JUN 2004
2001 33:13 Maldonado (URU) 05 JAN 2001

Outdoor

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2008 50:02 Le Puy-en-Velay (FRA) 01 MAY 2008
2004 47:02 Nijmegen (NED) 21 NOV 2004
2000 50:33 Sao Paulo (BRA) 31 DEC 2000
1999 51:29 Sao Paulo (BRA) 31 DEC 1999

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2018 1:10:59 Lisboa (POR) 14 OCT 2018
2013 1:11:05 Ostia (ITA) 03 MAR 2013
2012 1:07:26 Praha (CZE) 31 MAR 2012
2011 1:07:33 Praha (CZE) 02 APR 2011
2010 1:08:55 New Delhi (IND) 21 NOV 2010
2009 1:08:14 Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) 20 FEB 2009
2008 1:08:35 Rotterdam (NED) 14 SEP 2008
2004 1:09:00 New Delhi (IND) 03 OCT 2004

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2019 2:33:27 Chongqing (CHN) 31 MAR 2019
2018 2:22:11 Valencia (ESP) 02 DEC 2018
2017 2:23:31 Shanghai (CHN) 12 NOV 2017
2013 2:34:26 Praha (CZE) 12 MAY 2013
2012 2:21:30 Dubai (UAE) 27 JAN 2012
2011 2:22:34 Praha (CZE) 08 MAY 2011
2009 2:28:09 Rotterdam (NED) 05 APR 2009
2008 2:25:57 Amsterdam (NED) 19 OCT 2008

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. 5000 Metres 14:47.35 Sydney (AUS) 25 SEP 2000

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
5. 5000 Metres 15:07.88 Athina (GRE) 09 AUG 1997

Honours - World Half Marathon Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Half Marathon 1:09:00 New Delhi (IND) 03 OCT 2004
4. Half Marathon 1:09:13 Kavarna (BUL) 06 OCT 2012

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Long Race 28:07 Ostende (BEL) 24 MAR 2001
4. Long Race 26:02 Vilamoura (POR) 18 MAR 2000

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 10,000 Metres 33:20.83 Plovdiv (BUL) 10 AUG 1990
4. 10,000 Metres 33:01.99 Seoul (KOR) 19 SEP 1992

Honours - African Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 10,000 Metres 31:41.09 Belle Vue Mauricia (MRI) 27 JUN 1992

Honours - Grand Prix Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 5000 Metres 15:15.64 Fukuoka (JPN) 13 SEP 1997

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 15:45.7h Nairobi (KEN) 21 JUL 2000
1. 5000 Metres 15:29.50 Nairobi (KEN) 28 JUN 1997
Results in:

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
31 MAR 2019 International Marathon, Chongqing CHNCHN GL F 5. 2:33:27