Robert Biwott

Robert Biwott
Robert Biwott 2016.jpg
Robert Biwott in 2016
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Kenya
World Youth Championships
Gold medal - first place2013 Donetsk1500 m
African Youth Championships
Gold medal - first place2013 Warri800 m
Gold medal - first place2013 Warri1500 m


Robert Kiptoo Biwott (given birth to 28 January 1996) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner. In 2013, he earned the World Youngsters Tournament at 1500 metres as well as the African Youth Tournament at both 800 m and 1500 m. He earned the 800 metres in his Gemstone Group debut in 2014.


Biwott won two platinum medals in the inaugural African Youngsters Championships in Warri, Nigeria in March 2013, working 1:47.01 in the 800 m and 3:41.96 in the 1500 m. In June he received the 1500 m in the Kenyan tryouts for the Globe Youngsters Championships in Donetsk, Ukraine, generating selection; his period of 3:38.5 was his personal best and at that time topped the annual world youth list. Biwott received by a lot more than five mere seconds in Donetsk, operating successively quicker laps to boost his world youngsters leading time for you to 3:36.77; enough time was also a fresh championship record.Biwott debuted in the IAAF Gemstone League in the 2014 Shanghai Golden Grand Prix and won a thin triumph in the 800 m after Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi, the 2012 Olympic champ at 1500 m, started celebrating prematurily .. Biwott's period, 1:44.69, was an individual best by a lot more than two seconds.