Timothy Kitum

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Timothy Kitum
Personal information
Nationality Kenyan
Born (1994-11-20) 20 November 1994 (age 28) Kapsowar
Height5 ft 7.5 in (172 cm) [1]
Weight132 lb (60 kg)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 800 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)800 m: 1:42.53 (London 2012)
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Olympic Games
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2012 London 800 m
World Junior Championships
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2012 Barcelona 800 m
World Youth Championships
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2011 Lille 800 m

Timothy Kitum (born 20 November 1994) is a Kenyan middle distance runner. He also won Commonwealth Youth Games 800m with a Games Record 1.49.32

He won a silver medal in the 800 m at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics in Barcelona, finishing second to Nijel Amos, [2] before going on to win the bronze medal in the men's 800m race at the 2012 Summer Olympics. [3]

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  1. "Timothy Kitum". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  2. Dennis Machio (15 July 2012). "Botswana's Nijel beats Kitum as Kenya finishes 2nd overall" . Retrieved 17 March 2018.
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