Series XII Women's Champion

Brigid Kosgei

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Series XII Women's Wheelchair Champion

Kosgei

Brigid Kosgei

Country
KEN
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Date of Birth
20 FEB 1994
Majors debut
Boston 2017
Personal Best
2:14:04 (WR)
CAREER
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Brigid Kosgei won her first Abbott World Marathon Majors series crown with victories at the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon.

She began her defense of her title with a stunning new world record when she returned to Chicago in October 2019, taking over a minute off Paula Radcliffe's previous mark with a time of 2:14:04.

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PERSONAL
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Her full name is Brigid Jepcheschir Kosgei.

She is married to Mathew Mitei and they have a three-year-old daughter called Faith Jepchumba. 

OTHER CAREER VICTORIES

2017
Honolulu Marathon
2:22.14 (1st)
2016
Honolulu Marathon
2:31:11 (1st)
2016
Lisbon Marathon
2:24:45 (2nd)
2016
Milan City Marathon
2:27:45 (1st)
2016
Porto Marathon
2:47:59 (1st)