Japheth Kipyegon Korir, Kenya

Most recent result: 5th - Goteborg Half Marathon (1:01:39) - 20 May 2017

DOB: 3-Jun-1993

Personal records
Outdoors:
3000m - 7:40.37 (2012)
5000m - 13:17.18 (2011)

Indoors:
5000m - 13:11.44 (2012)

Road:
10 km - 27:46 (2015)
Half Marathon - 1:01:00 (2016)

Career highlights
2017
5th - Goteborg Half Marathon (1:01:39)
2016
Road:
12th - Copenhagen Half Marathon (1:01:00)

Cross:
1st - Kilgoris 10 km (30:12)
2015
Track:
5th - Ostrava 5000m (13:29.01)
2nd - Turku 5000m (13:31.34)

Road:
1st - Wurzburg 10 km (27:47)
4th - Prague 10 km (27:48)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  10 km - 9th

Cross:
1st - County Cross Country Champs Nairobi
2nd - Edinburgh Cross 4 km (12:19)
2014
Road:
3rd - New Orleans 10 km (28:19)
1st - Dublin 10 km (29:12)
7th - Den Haag Half Marathon (1:02:41)

Cross (spring):
1st - Antrim 10 km (28:40)
2nd - San Giorgio su Legnano 10 km (28:22)

Cross (fall):
3rd - Alcobendas 10 km (29:01)
2013
Road:
1st - Wurzburg 10 km (27:52)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  10 km - 19th

Cross - Fall:
5th - Alcobendas 9.5 km (28:41)
6th - Atapuerca 9.8 km (29:07)

Cross - Spring:
1st - IAAF World Cross Championships Bydgoszcz (12 km)
6th - Kenyan Cross Country Championships/World Cross Trials Nairobi (12 km)
2012
Outdoor track:
4th - Ostrava 3000m (7:40.37)
1st - Montgeron 3000m (7:46.15)
2nd - Rehlingen 3000m (7:47.31)
1st - Carquefou 5000m (13:20.88)
End-of-Season World Junior Rank (by time):  3000m - 6th; 5000m - 9th

Indoor track:
7th - Dusseldorf 5000m (13:11.44)
End-of-Indoor Season World Rank (based on time):  5000m - 8th

Cross:
1st - Diekirch 10.2 km
4th - National Junior Cross Championships Nairobi 8.0 km (23:12)
2011
Track:
3rd - Nijmegen 5000m (13:17.18)
2nd - Fortaleza 5000m (13:30.82)
4th - Belem 5000m (13:35.63)
4th - Strasbourg 3000m (7:40.93)
1st - Dessau 3000m (7:52.44)
End-of-Season World Junior Rank (by time): 3000m - 6th; 5000m - 8th

Cross:
1st - African Junior Cross Country Championships Cape Town 8 km
2010
Track:
3rd - Liege 3000m (7:41.38)
4th - KBC Heusden-Zolder 5000m (13:19.43)
End-of-Season World Junior Rank (by time): 3000m - 3rd; 5000m - 9th

Cross:
3rd - IAAF Junior World Cross Country Championships Bydgoszcz (8 km)
4th - Kenyan Junior Cross Country Championships/World Cross Trials Nairobi (8 km)
2009
3rd - Nairobi 3000m (7:57.6)
5th - IAAF World Junior Cross Country Championships Amman (8 km)
3rd - Kenyan Junior Cross Country Championships/World Cross Trials Nairobi (8 km)
 2008
6th - Nairobi 5000m (13:57.2)