Hezekiah Munyoro NYAMAU

Kenya KEN

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
    1 S
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Mexico City 1968
  • Year of Birth
    1942
Olympic Results

Biography

Hezekiah Munyoro NYAMAU

Munyoro Nyamau won am Olympic 4x400 m relay gold in 1972 and silver in 1968. He was also a Commonwealth Games 4x400 m champion in 1970, East and Central African 400 m champion in 1972, and East and Central African 4x400 relay champion from 1967-72. Nyamau was also part of one world record, when he was a member of the Kenyan 4x880 yds relay team that clocked 7:11.6 in September 1970. Outside of sports, Nyamau was a career military man, joining the Kenyan Army in 1963 and retiring from the force in 1997. He later ran a shop in Kiogoro, Nyamira.

Personal Best: 400 – 45.91 (1968).

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Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Munich 1972

G
4 x 400 metres Relay
4 x 400 metres Relay Athletics
#4 h3 r2/4
400 metres
400 metres Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Mexico City 1968

S
4 x 400 metres Relay
4 x 400 metres Relay Athletics
#6 h2 r3/4
400 metres
400 metres Athletics