Wilson Boit Kipketer

Wilson Boit Kipketer ( born October 6, 1973) is a Kenyan obstacle and long distance runners.

His parade route is the 3,000-meter steeplechase. In this discipline, he won the 1997 at the World Athletics Championships in Athens, the gold medal and set in the same year at the meeting world-class Zurich in 7:59,08 min a world record. At the 1999 World Championships and the 2000 Olympics in Sydney he could each win the silver medal.

In 1998 he finished fifth at the World Cross Country Championships. Meanwhile, he has turned to the marathon. A seventh place at the Dusseldorf Marathon 2007 in a time of 2:15:23 hours followed in the autumn of the same year the 16th place at the Frankfurt Marathon in 2:13:08 h

The 1.67 m wide and 52 -kg athlete comes from the Keiyo district in the Rift Valley province and is not related to the former 800 - meter runner Wilson Kipketer, who started for Denmark.