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- Date of birth
Olympic Games (2 medals: 2 gold)
- 3000m steeplechase: 1st (2004, 2012)
World Championships (7 medals: 4 gold, 3 silver)
- 3000m steeplechase: 1st (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015), 2nd (2003, 2005, 2007)
Looking to sign off with a third gold
With 2 Olympic gold medals (2004, 2012), and 4 consecutive world championship titles (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015), Ezekiel Kemboi is one of the all-time greats in the 3000m steeplechase.
Such is the Kenyan's dominance, that he is unbeaten at a major championships since 2009.
Born in Matira, in the Rift Valley Province, Kemboi boasts the 7th fastest time in history (7:55.76 in 2011). He is coached by another legend of the discipline, his compatriot Moses Kiptanui.
At 34, Kemboi will travel to Rio looking to become the first man to win 3 gold medals in the steeplechase. He will then act as a member of the IAAF Athletes' Commission, after being elected in November 2015.
|12||Men's 3000m Steeplechase||DSQ|
|8||Men's 3000m Steeplechase, Round 1||8:25.51 Q|
|3||Men's 3000m Steeplechase, Round 1, Heat 1||8:25.51 Q|
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2