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MERCY CHELANGAT

PROFILE

DOB July 11, 1997

HOMETOWN Kericho, Kenya

COLLEGE University of Alabama

HIGH SCHOOL Kedowa Girls Secondary School

EVENTS Long Distance

PROFESSION Athlete

SPONSOR HOKA & NAZ Elite

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • TWO TIME NCAA D1 NATIONAL CHAMPION

  • MULTIPLE TIME NCAA D1 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICAN

  • 2023 // NCAA 10000M // 3RD PLACE

  • 2023 // NCAA INDOOR 5000M // 3RD PLACE

  • 2023 // CSC FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL AMERICAN

  • 2022 // NCAA 10000M // CHAMPION

  • 2022 // SEC 5000M & 10000M OUTDOOR // CHAMPION

  • 2022 // SEC INDOOR 5000M // CHAMPION

  • 2022 // NCAA INDOOR 5000M // 3RD PLACE

  • 2021 // NCAA SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR // CROSS COUNTRY

  • 2021 // NCAA 10,000M // RUNNER UP

  • 2021 // NCAA CROSS COUNTRY // CHAMPION (SPRING)

  • 2021 // SEC 5000M & 10,000M // CHAMPION

  • 2021 // SEC CROSS COUNTRY // CHAMPION

  • 2020 // SEC CROSS COUNTRY // CHAMPION

  • 2020 & 2021 // HONDA AWARD WINNER // CROSS COUNTRY

  • ALABAMA SCHOOL RECORD HOLDER // 5000M & 10000M


PERSONAL BESTS

  • 10,000M // 31:55.80 // 04.15.2023 // Azusa, CA

  • 5000M // 15:17.28 // 04.16.2022 // Walnut, CA

  • 3000M // 8:53.16 // 02.12.2022 // Boston, MA

  • HALF MARATHON // 1:08.58 // 01.14.2024 // Houston, TX

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