Ezekiel Kemboi

  • Ezekiel Kemboi wins men's steeplechase at World Championships August 15, 2013

    Moscow: Ezekiel Kemboi won his third straight world championship title Thursday in the men's steeplechase, finishing just ahead of Kenyan teammate Conseslus Kipruto. Kemboi, who has also won two Olympic titles, won the race in 8 minutes, 6.01 seconds. Kipruto took silver in 8:06.37 and Mahiedine Mekhissi of France, a two-time...
  • Olympic champion Kemboi beaten at Kenyan trials July 13, 2013

    Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi was beaten by teenager Conseslus Kipruto at the Kenyan trials for the world athletics championships on Saturday but still made the team for Moscow next month. Teenager Kipruto, who won gold medals at the 2011 world youth championships in Lille, France, and the world...
  • Kemboi wins 3,000m gold in steeplechase August 6, 2012

    London: Ezekiel Kemboi of Kenya won Olympic gold in the 3,000 metres steeplechase on Sunday after defending champion Brimin Kiprop Kipruto tripped up in the penultimate back straight. Kemboi, 30, a former world champion, stormed home in eight minutes, 18.56 seconds. Frenchman Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad, the Beijing silver medalist, clocked 8:19.08, with another...