Evans Chebet

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Evans Chebet
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Evans Chebet nearing halfway point in 2022 Boston Marathon where he got 1st place.
Personal information
Full nameEvans Kiplagat Chebet
Born (1988-11-10) 10 November 1988 (age 33)[1][2]
Country Kenya
Event(s)half marathon, marathon

Evans Kiplagat Chebet (born 10 November 1988)[1] is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in road races. In September 2019, after finishing in the top six of every marathon he had finished, Chebet won his first international race, the Buenos Aires Marathon, in a time of 2:05:00. The year after, in March 2020, he won the Lake Biwa Marathon with 2:07:29. In December of the same year, Chebet lowered his personal best by exactly two minutes and set a world lead when he won the 2020 Valencia Marathon in 2:03:00, kicking down Lawrence Cherono and winning by four seconds.


Year Road Race Distance Location Rank Time
2011 Gargnano Dieci Miglia del Garda 10 miles Gargnano 2nd 50:53
2012 Porto Half Marathon Half marathon Porto 3rd 1:01:59
2013 JoongAng Seoul Marathon Marathon Seoul 6th 2:11:26
2014 Prague Marathon Marathon Prague 2nd 2:08:17
JoongAng Seoul Marathon Marathon Seoul 2nd 2:07:46
2015 Coamo San Blas Half Marathon Half marathon Coamo 7th 1:06:11
Prague Marathon Marathon Prague 2nd 2:08:50
2016 Seoul International Marathon Marathon Seoul 2nd 2:05:33
Berlin Marathon Marathon Berlin 3rd 2:05:31
Ziwa 10 km 10 km Ziwa, Kenya 8th 29:30
2017 Tokyo Marathon Marathon Tokyo 4th 2:06:42
Tilburg Ten Miles 10 miles Tilburg 2nd 45:05.4
Valencia Marathon Marathon Valencia 2nd 2:05:30
2018 Boston Marathon Marathon Boston DNF
Ziwa 10 km 10 km Ziwa, Kenya 17th 29:20
2019 Milano City Marathon Marathon Milan 2nd 2:07:22
Buenos Aires Marathon Marathon Buenos Aires 1st 2:05:00
2020 Lake Biwa Marathon Marathon Ōtsu 1st 2:07:29
Valencia Marathon Marathon Valencia 1st 2:03:00
2021 London Marathon Marathon London 4th 2:05:43
2022 Boston Marathon Marathon Boston 1st 2:06:51


  1. ^ a b Evans Kiplagat Chebet Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved on 30 October 2021.
  2. ^ [1] World Athletics. Retrieved on 30 October 2021.

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