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  • Real name: Beatrice Chepkoech Sitonik
  • Stage name: Beatrice Chepkoech with a networth of $5 million
  • Date of birth: 6th July 1991
  • Beatrice Chepkoech Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Beatrice Chepkoech's Age: 32 years old as of Oct 2023
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  • Website: https://homekazi.co.ke/celebs/bio/beatricechepkoech
  • Gender: Female
  • Nationality: Kenya and Tribe/Birth place is Kalenjin Tribe
  • Education: Graduate - and Career/Profession is Athlete
Beatrice Chepkoech's Biography in Summary

Beatrice Chepkoech Sitonik (born 6 July 1991) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the steeplechase over 3000 meters. She won gold at the 2019 World Championships, silver at the 2018 African Championships, and bronze at the 2023 World Championships. Chepkoech won silver in the 1500m at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and bronze at the 2015 African Games. She holds the world record for the 3000 m steeplechase with a time of 8:44.32 set in Monaco in 2018. With that time, she became the first woman in the event to break the 8:50 and 8:45 barriers.

Chepkoech is a two-time Diamond League champion in the 3000 m steeplechase and a Kenyan national champion.

Beatrice Chepkoech began her running career on the road, finishing third in several low-key races in Germany and the Netherlands in 2014. In 2015, she switched to track running and won the KBC Night of Athletics with a 1500m personal best of 4:03.28. She finished the season just outside the top twenty athletes, and she was the fifth-fastest Kenyan.  At the 2015 African Games, he won a bronze medal in the event. 

Chepkoech finished second in the 2000m steeplechase at the ISTAF Berlin, beating 2015 world bronze steeplechase medalist Gesa Felicitas Krause. 

She finished fourth in 9:10.45 at the London World Championships in August after missing a water jump and having to run back in the final. At the end of August, she broke the nine-minute barrier for the first time, finishing second in the Zürich circuit final in 8:59.84. 

At the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, she finished second in the 1500 m. On July 20, that year, at the Monaco Herculis meeting, the athlete broke the women's 3000 m steeplechase world record by more than eight seconds with a time of 8:44.32 (highlights Video on YouTube). She broke the previous record of 8:52.78 set by Kenyan-Bahraini Ruth Jebet in 2016. 

The following month, Chepkoech won gold in the event at the African Championships, setting a championship record of 8:59.88 in the process. She won her first Diamond League title in her specialty event that year, winning three of the five events, including the final in Brussels. 

In 2019, she finished seventh in the senior women's race at the World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, in March. She won the 3000 m steeplechase at the Doha World Championships in Qatar in September with a time of 8:57.84, breaking the championship record in the process. Chepkoech won her second Diamond Trophy steeplechase that year, winning four of the five events, including the final in Zürich. 

She broke the 5 km road world record in 14 minutes and 43 seconds at the Monaco Run in February 2021. Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui set the previous world record in a mixed gender race in 2018 with a time of 14:48. Chepkoech's time broke Sifan Hassan's women-only record of 14:44, which she set in 2019. Chepkoech finished seventh in her signature event at the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in August with a time of 9:16.33. 

Due to an injury, she was forced to withdraw from the 2022 World Championship in Eugene, Oregon, in July.


Personal bests 

  • 1500 metres – 4:03.09 (Gold Coast 2018)
  • 3000 metres – 8:22.92 (Doha 2020)
  • 2000 metres steeplechase – 6:02.47 (Berlin 2015)
  • 3000 metres steeplechase – 8:44.32 (Monaco 2018) World record


  • 5 km – 14:43 (Monaco 2021)
  • 10 km – 32:35 (Hem 2014)

International competitions 

Representing  Kenya
Year Competition Venue Position Event Result
2015 African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 3rd 1500 m 4:19.16
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 3000 m s'chase 9:16.05
2017 World Cross Country Championships Kampala, Uganda 1st Mixed relay 22:22
World Championships London, United Kingdom 4th 3000 m s'chase 9:10.45
2018 World Indoor Championship Birmingham, United Kingdom 7th 1500 m 4:13.59
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 2nd 1500 m 4:03.09
African Championships Asaba, Nigeria 1st 3000 m s'chase 8:59.88 CR
Continental Cup Ostrava, Czech Republic 1st 3000 m s'chase 9:07.92 CR
2019 World Cross Country Championships Aarhus, Denmark 7th Senior race 22:22
2nd Senior team 25 pts
World Championships Doha, Qatar 1st 3000 m s'chase 8:57.84 CR
2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 7th 3000 m s'chase 9:16.33

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