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Eliud Kipchoge is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in the marathon and formerly the 5000 metres. He is the world record holder in the marathon with a time of 2:01:39, set on 16 September 2018, at the 2018 Berlin Marathon. As of 2020, Eliud Kipchoge net worth is $3 million equivalent to 320 million Kenyan shilling.
Eliud Kipchoge Profile
Kipchoge was born on 5 November 1984 in Kapsisiywa, Nandi County, in Kenya. He attended Kaptel Secondary School in 1999 but did not run seriously then. He use to ran two miles (3.2 km) to school on a daily basis.
Kipchoge was raised by a single mother , and only knew his father from pictures. He is the youngest of four children. He met his trainer Patrick Sang who was a former Olympic medalist in the steeplechase in 2001 at the age of 16.
In 2002, he won at the Kenyan trials for the 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships junior race.
At the World Cross Country Championships, held in Dublin, Kipchoge finished fifth in the individual race and was part of the Kenyan junior team that won gold.
He also won the 5000 metres race at the Kenyan trial for the 2002 World Junior Championships in Athletics, but fell ill and missed the championships. At the 2003 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Eliud won the junior race.
He set a world junior record in the 5000 m at the 2003 Bislett Games, running a time of 12:52.61 minutes. This stood as the world and African junior record until 2012, when it was improved to 12:47.53 minutes by Hagos Gebrhiwet of Ethiopia.
Kipchoge won a gold medal at the 5000 m final at the 2003 World Championships, outsprinting both future world record holder Kenenisa Bekele and runner-up Hicham El Guerrouj (the world record holder in the 1500 metres and mile) by four hundredths of a second (12:52.79 vs. 12:52.83).
In 2018, Kipchoge won the 2018 London Marathon against a field that included Mo Farah, Kenenisa Bekele, and defending champion Daniel Wanjiru
Eliud Kipchoge Net Worth
Kipchoge picked up £38,000 for his stunning display in Berlin in 2018.
His income is also supplemented through his sponsorship deal with Nike.
He also pocketed £534,000 for a setting a new world record.
The star took home £39,000 by winning the 2018 London Marathon and banked £42,500 with his victory this year.
Kipchoge’s overall net worth is estimated at $3 million equivalent to 320 million Kenyan shilling.