Member, IOC Athletes’ Entourage Commission (2016 to Present)


Chef de Mission, Refugee Olympic Team


IOC Women and Sport Award 2011


Accounting and Auditing, Rift Valley Technical College

Honorary Doctorate of Science on Peace and Conflict Studies (Honoris Causa), Masine Muliro University of Science & Technology


Appointed to the IOC AEC
Career Experience:

President & Founder, Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation

Chef de Mission, Refugee Olympic Team at Rio 2016

Member of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya

Member of the Kenya Talent Academy

Member, IAAF Athletes’ Commission

Member, Laureus World Sports Academy Member


Barcelona 1992
Atlanta 1996
Sydney 2000

Athletic Career:

Olympic Games:

1992 Barcelona

1996 Atlanta

2000 Sydney

World Champion:

1995 Gothenburg 10,000 m (Bronze Medallist)

1999 Seville 10,000 m (Bronze Medallist)

World Half Marathon Championships

1997 Kosice – Individual (Gold Medallist)

1998 Zürich – Individual (Gold Medallist)

1998 Zürich – Team (Gold Medallist)

1999 Palermo – Individual (Gold Medallist)

1999 Palermo – Team (Gold Medallist)

1999 Kosice – Team (Silver Medallist)

New York City Marathon

1994 New York City Marathon (Gold Medallist)

1995 New York City Marathon (Gold Medallist)


Awards & Distinctions:

Goodwill Ambassador, United Nations Children’s Education Fund

UN Athlete for Sports & Peace Ambassador

UN Person of the Year Award (2016)

Father John Kaiser Human Rights Award (2016)

International Fair Play Mecenate Award (2016)

NYRR Hall of Fame Inductee (2015)

Billie Jean King Contribution Award (2014)

Transform Kenya Award (2014)

Special Award Suomen – Urheilu Gala, Finland Sports Gala (2014)

Eminent Person, United Nations Development Programme (2013)

NCIC Goodwill Ambassador (2012)

KWS – Race with Rhino Ambassador (2012)

Oxfam GB Peace Ambassador, Darfur region (2007)

IAAF Ambassador (2006)

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