Brigid Kosgei

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Brigid Kosgei

Brigid Kosgei

Who is Brigid Kosgei?

Competition participant Brigid Kosgei was created in Kenya. She just gained notoriety online after winning the London long-distance event.

Brigid also won the long-distance race in London in 2019. She began training as a competitor when she was 17 years old, and she has become highly skilled. She recently got married to Matthew Kosgei, her longtime love.

Quicks Facts

Name Brigid Kosgei
Birthday February 20, 1994
Age 26
Gender Female
Nationality Kenyan
Profession Marathon Runner
Married/Single Married
Husband Matthew Mitei
Children Faith Chepchumba, Brian Kibet
Instagram brigidkosgeithereal
Facebook Brigid Kosgei

Ten Facts About Brigid Kosgei

  • On February 20, 1994, Brigid Jepchirchir Kosgei was born in the Kenyan town of Kapsowar. She is 26 years old at the moment.
  • In the 2018 Chicago long-distance race, the 2019 London and Chicago long-distance race, and most recently the 2020 London long-distance race, she took home the gold medal.
  • As part of the prize money for the 2020 London Long Distance Race, Brigid Kosgei received $30,000. The regular prize money was $55K, but this year it was reduced due to the financial damage caused by the coronavirus.
  • She shattered her previous world record in the long-distance race in London by five minutes. She currently owns the world record for both the long-distance race, which she finished in 2:14:04, and the half-long distance race, which she finished in 64:28.
  • “brigidkosgeithereal” is the username for Bridgit’s Instagram account. There are currently 39 posts and 7.1K followers for this record.
    Matthew Mitei is her significant other, and they were dating for a while before getting married.
  • Brian Kibet and Confidence Chepchumba are the names of Brigid Kosgei’s two children. They are both about seven years old together.
  • She has not specifically mentioned her family to the broader public other than the fact that she is one of seven kin. Away from the media, her family has continued to lead an uncomplicated existence.
  • Aside from Instagram, she is also quite active on Facebook, where she often updates followers on her training progress and long-distance races.
  • You can read more about Brigid on her Wikipedia page.

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