Stephen Kiprotich

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Birthday
27, 1989
Birthplace
Kapchorwa, Uganda
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Birthday
27, 1989 (age 30)
Birthplace
Kapchorwa, Uganda

About

Ugandan long-distance runner who won gold in the marathon at the 2012 Olympics in London as well as gold in the marathon at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow.

Before Fame

He quit sports from 2004-2006 to focus on his education.

Trivia

He looked up to John Akii-Bua, the only previous Ugandan Olympic gold medalist.

Family Life

His parents were subsistence farmers, and he is the youngest of seven children.

Associated With

Actor Phill Lewis is also from Uganda.