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Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
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Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot in the 2010 Boston Marathon near half way point in Wellesley.
Personal information
Full nameRobert Kiprono Cheruiyot
NationalityKenyan
Born (1988-08-10) August 10, 1988 (age 33)[1]
Bomet, Rift Valley Province, Kenya[1]
Sport
SportRunning
Event(s)Marathon

Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot (born 1988) is a Kenyan marathon runner.[2] Cheruiyot was the winner of the 2010 Boston Marathon, setting a course record.[3] He finished fifth in the 2009 Boston Marathon.[4] He won the 2008 Frankfurt Marathon, setting a course record, and finished second in the 2009 Frankfurt Marathon.[1][5]

Cheruiyot is not related to countryman and fellow marathon runner Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, although their similar names are often mentioned in press articles.[3][6] Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot broke Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot's course record when he won the Boston Marathon in 2010.[6]

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ethiopia Deriba Merga
Boston Men's Marathon Winner
2010
Succeeded by
Incumbent