Purity Biwott – Lubbock Texas


Purity Biwott is a distance runner for the Texas Tech University track team.

Purity BiwottPERSONAL: Born Purity Biwott on August 7, 1985 … daughter of Julius Biwott … has five siblings Rebby, Philemon, Lydia, Augustus and Emanuel … had an uncle Amos Biwott win the 3,000M steeplechase gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico … hobbies include singing … majoring in nursing.

2010 OUTDOOR: Set the school record in the 800M with a time of 2:04.35 … qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 800M and ran a 2:06.81 in the prelims … All-Big 12 in the 800M after placing fourth … member of the distance medley relay that won the Texas Relay title.

2010 INDOOR: All-American as a member of the distance medley relay … Big 12 Champion in the 800M and distance medley relay … finished the year with a season-best time of 2:07.04 in the 800 … second place in the mile at the Big 12 Indoor Championships … season best of 4:41.31 in the mile … member of the school record distance medley relay that ran a time of 11:09.53 … set the school record in the 4x800M relay with a time of 8:57.70

WAYLAND BAPTIST: Named 11-time NAIA All-American and all-conference … apart of the two NAIA Indoor and two NAIA Outdoor National title teams … finished 5th at the NAIA National Cross Country Championships

KAPKENDA: Ran track and played soccer and netball … was a part of the Math Club and Chakika Club.

Source: Texas Tech University

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