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Promising Talent: Clement LANGAT

Clement LANGAT

Clement Langat during the 2012 New Year Ekiden in Maebashi (Japan).

HONOURS:

– 2010 World Junior XC Runner-Up
– 2012 Africa XC Champion

BIO:

Clement Langat was born on December 18 1991 in Leldaet in Bomet District in the South Rift Valley.
 He started running at 10 when he was in Primary School.

Coached by Amos Korir (former 8:18.57 Steeplechaser back in 1981) he trains in Kaptagat (40 Kilometers from Eldoret) and Japan where he is running for Team Subaru. 1 500m and 5 000m specialist he excel as well in cross country finishing second at the 2010 World Junior XC Championship behind teamate Caleb Ndiku. He also started to run on the road with some Ekiden and other road relays in Japan and plans to run marathon later in his career.

Training betwween 105 and 120 Miles each week, his best workout is:
10*800m in 2:02-2:06 recovery 90sec.

After an excellent season in 2010 where he ran a 13:15.81 Personnal bests for 5 000m; Clement got injured during the winter and made his comeback almost one year later at the Yokohama Nittai University Time Trials. Now his body response better to training and his goals include a qualification at the Olympic Games and the Africa Cross Country Championship.

Very faithful he praise God to beat all his personal bests. If he was not a runner, he would have become a guard and William Sigei ( 1993 and 1994 World Cross Country Champion and former World Record Holder over 10 000m) was his hero as well as his neighbor when he was a kid. After his career he would like to become a coach.

Clement Langat leading Gideon Ngatuny, Caleb Ndiku and Ibrahim Jeilan during the 5000m race at the 2010 Yokohama Nittai University Trials, December 5th 2010.

PERSONAL BESTS:

Distance

Time

Year

1 500m

3:39.0h

2009

5 000m

13:15.81

2011 

ALL TIME TOP 5 + AVG: 

Distance

1 500m

5 000m

1

3:39.0h

13:15.81

2

3:40.90

13:19.76

3

3:41.07

13:20.09

4

3:42.31

13:24.89

5

3:42.87

13:37.55

AVG

 3:41.33  13:23.62

PROGRESSION:

Date

5 000m

24/10/2010

13:19.76

05/12/2010

13:15.81

ANNUAL BESTS:

Year

1 500m

5 000m

2009

3:39.0h

2010

3:40.90

13:15.81

2011

13:20.09

2012

Clement Langat

Clement Langat during the Junior race at the 2010 World Cross Country Championship in Bydgoszcz (Poland), march 28, 2010.

PERFORMANCES: 

DATE

CITY

EVENT

TIME

FINISH

MARGIN

16/06/2009

Nairobi (KEN)

1 500M

3:39.0h

4th

-2,2hsec

29/11/2009

Eldoret (KEN)

JXC – 8Km

23:02

5th

-14sec

20/02/2010

Nairobi (KEN)

KJC XC – 8Km

7th

28/03/2010

Bydgoszcz (POL)

WJC XC

22:09

2nd

-2sec

24/05/2010

Rehlingen (GER)

1 500M

3:41.07

7th

-5,84sec

26/06/2010

Nijmegen (NED)

1 500M

3:42.87

4th

-1,58sec

28/05/2010

Dessau (GER)

1 500M

3:40.90

7th

-2,61sec

05/06/2010

Marseille (FRA)

1 500M

3:42.31

6th

-7sec

24/10/2010

Yokohama (JPN)

5 000M

13:19.76

1st

+1,05sec

21/11/2010

Yokohama (JPN)

5 000M

13:37.55

1st

+21,90sec

05/12/2010

Yokohama (JPN)

5 000M

13:15.81

2nd

-0,63sec

01/01/2011

Maebashi (JPN)

EKIDEN – 8.3Km

22:17

2nd

-3sec

19/11/2011

Yokohama (JPN)

5 000M

13:24.89

2nd

-5,34sec

04/12/2011

Yokohama (JPN)

5 000M

13:20.09

4th

-1,57sec

18/12/2011

Nairobi (KEN)

NC XC

35:53

6th

-34sec

18/03/2011

Cape Town (RSA)

AXC

35:43

1st

+7sec

15/04/2012

Yokohama (JPN)

5000M

13:24.22

1st

+7,30sec

AJ= African Junior Championship; H= Heat; JXC= Junior Cross Country;
KJC=Kenya Junior Championship; NC= National Championship;
PC = Police Championship;RD= Road; SF= Semi Final;
WC= World Championship; WJC= World Junior Championship;
XC= Cross Country; EK=Ekiden; HM= Half-marathon
WYC= World Youth Championship; F= Final
AAG= All-Africa Games; (i)= Indoor; AXC= African Cross Country

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