Catherine Ndereba

Catherine Ndereba (* 21. July 1972 in Nairobi, Kenya) is a Kenyan marathoner and Olympionikin.

Ndereba buildup in Nairobi in an extended family with 7 brothers and sisters. In the olympic plays 1996 in Atlanta and 2000 in Sydney wanted to participate it, however this differences with the Kenyan federation prevented. Only to the XXV III. To olympic summer games 2004 in Athens you succeeded the participation. It terminated the Marathon with 2. Place, behind the Japanese Mizuki Noguchi (gold) and before the US American Deena Kastor (bronze).

Further placements in the last years were a 1. Place with the Chicago Marathon 2000 and 2001, a 1. Place with the Boston Marathon 2001, 2. Place with the Chicago Marathon 2002 and with the London Marathon 2003, 2. Place with the new York Marathon as well as the victory with the Marathon world championship 2003 in Paris. With the athlete IC world championship 2005 in Helsinki it won the silver medal in the marathon race.


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