Augustine Kiprono Choge (born 21 January1987) is a Kenyanlong distance and middle distance runner. January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ...
On 20 March2006, he won the men's 5000 metres event at the 2006 Commonwealth Games with a time of 12 minutes, 56.41 seconds. March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A popular running distance also known as a 5 km, colloquially five-K. This distance is typical for all types of running races; from cross-country, to the road, to the track. ... The 2006 Commonwealth Games are currently being held in Melbourne, Australia between March 15 and March 26. ...
Choge was born in 1987 to a family of small-scale famers at Kipsigak, near Kapsabet in the Nandi District of Rift Valley Province, Kenya. The Nandi is a Kenyan ethnic group or tribe living in the highland areas of the Nandi Hills in Rift Valley Province; they form a sub-group of the Kalenjin Before British colonization, they were sedentary cattle-herders, sometimes also practicing agriculture; their settlements were more or less evenly distributed... Rift Valley is the largest and one of the most economically vibrant provinces in Kenya. ...
IAAF - Focus on Athlets - Augustine Choge
Australian Broadcasting Corporation website for 2006 Commonwealth Games
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