Bethwell BIRGEN

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Kenya Kenya
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    06 AUG 1988
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14368362
Kenyan middle-distance runner Bethwell Birgen (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 1500m 11 1286
Men's Overall Ranking 181 1305

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 1500m 6 for 8 weeks
Men's 5000m 19 for 5 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 127 for 2 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:48.32 Stretford (GBR) 03 MAY 2011 1074
1500 Metres 3:30.77 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 19 JUL 2013 1234
One Mile 3:50.42 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUN 2013 1195
3000 Metres 7:32.48 Paris (FRA) 27 AUG 2016 1223
5000 Metres 13:04.66 Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 22 MAY 2016 1193
5 Kilometres 13:17 Monaco (MON) 14 FEB 2021 NR 1168
4x1500 Metres Relay 14:44.31 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 04 SEP 2009 1229

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
1000 Metres 2:19.03 Stockholm (SWE) 22 FEB 2011 1161
1500 Metres 3:34.62 Globe Arena, Stockholm (SWE) 19 FEB 2015 1233
One Mile 3:54.82 Reggie Lewis Center, Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2019 1197
3000 Metres 7:34.12 Europahalle, Karlsruhe (GER) 29 JAN 2021 1239

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
5 Kilometres 13:17 Monaco (MON) 14 FEB 2021 NR 1168

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:34.67 L'Anneau-Halle d'athlétisme de Metz, Metz (FRA) 06 FEB 2021 1232
3000 Metres 7:34.12 Europahalle, Karlsruhe (GER) 29 JAN 2021 1239

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2011 1:48.32 Stretford (GBR) 03 MAY 2011

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2020 3:36.67 Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 25 SEP 2020
2019 3:31.45 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 24 AUG 2019
2018 3:34.27 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 30 JUN 2018
2017 3:32.27 Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 05 MAY 2017
2016 3:33.94 Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 06 MAY 2016
2014 3:31.22 Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 09 MAY 2014
2013 3:30.77 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 19 JUL 2013
2012 3:31.00 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 20 JUL 2012
2011 3:34.59 Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai (CHN) 15 MAY 2011
2010 3:35.60 Rehlingen (GER) 24 MAY 2010
2009 3:35.88 Wattenscheid, Bochum (GER) 02 AUG 2009

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2019 3:54.32 Cobb Track and Angell Field - Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019
2018 3:54.60 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 26 MAY 2018
2017 3:53.50 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
2014 3:51.12 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 31 MAY 2014
2013 3:50.42 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUN 2013
2012 3:50.43 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 02 JUN 2012
2011 3:56.22 Crystal Palace, London (GBR) 06 AUG 2011
2009 3:58.01 Aberdeen (GBR) 22 AUG 2009

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 7:42.72 Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
2017 7:43.57 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017
2016 7:32.48 Paris (FRA) 27 AUG 2016
2013 7:37.15 Sports Park Mladost, Zagreb (CRO) 03 SEP 2013
2010 7:39.65 Mestský Stadion, Ostrava (CZE) 27 MAY 2010

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 13:10.21 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 06 JUN 2019
2018 13:20.08 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 21 JUL 2018
2017 13:17.80 Montreuil-sous-Bois (FRA) 01 JUN 2017
2016 13:04.66 Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 22 MAY 2016
2012 14:01.0h Kitale (KEN) 07 APR 2012

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2021 13:17 Monaco (MON) 14 FEB 2021

Outdoor

4x1500 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
2009 14:44.31 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 04 SEP 2009

Indoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2010/11 2:19.03 Stockholm (SWE) 22 FEB 2011

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2020/21 3:34.67 L'Anneau-Halle d'athlétisme de Metz, Metz (FRA) 06 FEB 2021
2019/20 3:36.22 Emirates Arena, Glasgow (GBR) 15 FEB 2020
2018/19 3:37.50 Reggie Lewis Center, Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2019
2017/18 3:37.76 Emirates Arena, Glasgow (GBR) 25 FEB 2018
2016/17 3:37.32 BarclayCard, Birmingham (GBR) 18 FEB 2017
2015/16 3:37.55 Emirates Arena, Glasgow (GBR) 20 FEB 2016
2014/15 3:34.62 Globe Arena, Stockholm (SWE) 19 FEB 2015
2013/14 3:35.3h Globe Arena, Stockholm (SWE) 06 FEB 2014
2012/13 3:35.25 CSKA, Moskva (RUS) 03 FEB 2013
2011/12 3:34.65 Karlsruhe (GER) 12 FEB 2012
2010/11 3:35.38 Karlsruhe (GER) 13 FEB 2011
2009/10 3:39.14 Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart (GER) 06 FEB 2010

Indoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2018/19 3:54.82 Reggie Lewis Center, Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2019
2015/16 3:55.41 Reggie Lewis Center, Boston, MA (USA) 14 FEB 2016

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2020/21 7:34.12 Europahalle, Karlsruhe (GER) 29 JAN 2021
2019/20 7:36.21 Arena-Sportpark, Düsseldorf (GER) 04 FEB 2020
2017/18 7:40.56 Messehalle, Karlsruhe (GER) 03 FEB 2018
2015/16 7:43.49 Messehalle, Karlsruhe (GER) 06 FEB 2016
2014/15 7:43.77 Metz (FRA) 25 FEB 2015

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 3000 Metres 8:15.70 Birmingham (GBR) 04 MAR 2018
Results in:

1500 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
06 FEB 2021 Meeting Metz Moselle Athlelor, L'Anneau-Halle d'athlétisme de Metz, Metz FRAFRA C F 2. 3:34.67
09 FEB 2021 Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais, Arena Stade Couvert, Liévin FRAFRA A F 10. 3:39.27
17 FEB 2021 Copernicus Cup, Arena, Toruń POLPOL A F 8. 3:37.41

3000 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 JAN 2021 Indoor Meeting - Karlsruhe, Europahalle, Karlsruhe GERGER A F 1. 7:34.12

5 Kilometres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
14 FEB 2021 Monaco Run Herculis, Monaco MONMON E F 2. 13:17