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Benson Seurei’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroBahraini middle-distance runner of Kenyan descent
A.K.A.Benson Seurei
Is Runner
Athlete
Middle-distance runner
From Bahrain
Kenya
Type Sports
Gendermale
Birth

27 March 1984

Age36 years
Star signAries

Benson Kiplagat Seurei (born 27 March 1984) is a Kenyan-born Bahraini middle-distance runner competing primarily in the 1500 metres. He represented his country in the 1500 metres at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing without advancing from the first round.

Competition record

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing  Bahrain
2013Arab ChampionshipsDoha, Qatar2nd1500 m3:40.07
2014Asian GamesIncheon, South Korea4th1500 m3:44.20
Continental CupMarrakech, Morocco5th1500 m3:49.911
2015World ChampionshipsBeijing, China36th (h)1500 m3:45.70
Military World GamesMungyeong, South Korea2nd1500 m3:44.98
2016Asian Indoor ChampionshipsDoha, Qatar2nd1500 m3:37.08
Olympic GamesRio de Janeiro, Brazil13th (sf)1500 m3:40.53

1Representing Asia-Pacific

Personal bests

Outdoor

  • 800 metres – 1:45.67 (Bottrop 2012)
  • 1000 metres – 2:16.39 (Linz 2012)
  • 1500 metres – 3:31.61 (Monaco 2012)
  • One mile – 3:56.78 (Heidelberg 2013)
  • 3000 metres – 7:40.56 (Zagreb 2013)
  • 3000 metres steeplechase – 8:37.3 (Nairobi 2006)

Indoor

  • 800 metres – 1:48.37 (Ludwigshafen 2012)
  • 1000 metres – 2:20.14 (Prague 2009)
  • 1500 metres – 3:37.08 (Doha 2016)
  • 3000 metres – 7:48.96 (Linz 2012)