Diana Kipyokei

Diana Kipyokei
Diana Kipyokei 2021 Boston Marathon.jpg
Diana Kipyokei near mile 24 of the 2021 Boston Marathon which she would go on to win.
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Full name Diana Chemtai Kipyokei
Born 5 May 1994 (age 27)
Sport
Country Kenya
Sport Athletics

Diana Chemtai Kipyokei (born 5 May 1994) is a Kenyan long-distance runner. She won the women's race at the 125th Boston Marathon (2:24:45) on 11 October 2021.[1] She also won the 2020 Istanbul Marathon (2:22:06).[2]

Kipyokei versus Kipyogei

Less than three days before the 2021 Boston Marathon, Diana told race authorities that she prefers the spelling Kipyokei versus Kipyogei. However, her request was made after her race bib had already been printed with Kipyogei.[3]

Reference

  1. ^ Mather, Victor (11 October 2021). "Diana Kipyogei of Kenya wins the women's race of the Boston Marathon". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Diana Kipyogei Of Kenya Wins Boston Marathon Women's Race". CBS Boston. 11 October 2021. Retrieved 11 October 2021.
  3. ^ McCarthy, Lauren (11 October 2021). "Boston Marathon Highlights: Benson Kipruto and Diana Kipyokei Win After a Lost Year". The New York Times. Retrieved 12 October 2021.

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