Emmanuel KORIR

Emmanuel KORIR - Kenya - 2020 Olympic 800m champion.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 09 September 2021

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 15 June 1995
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Iten, Eldoret, Kenya.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Kenya
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Emmanuel KORIR - Kenya - 2020 Olympic 800m champion.

Olympic champion Emmanuel Korir winning the 800 metres

in Zurich in 1:44.56. His only Diamond League win of 2021, a year

in which he only finished 3rd in the Kenya Olympic Trial.


However, in Japan he came out in top place, his first medal

at a Major Championship. His personal best at the time was

1:42.05,  set in 2018.


2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo.

Final men's 800 metres.

 

 1. 
  Emmanuel Korir   Kenya 1:45.06

 
 2.   Ferguson Rotich   Kenya 1:45.23
   
 3.   Patryk Dobek Poland
1:45.39    
 4.   Peter Bol
Australia
1:45.92
 
 5.   Adrián Ben Spain 1:45.96    
 6.   Amel Tuka Bosnia and Herzegovina   1:45.98    
 7.   Gabriel Tual
France
1:46.03    
 8.   Nijel Amos
Botswana
1:46.41    
 9.   Clayton Murphy  
United States 1:46.53