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Wilson Kipketer

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The Resume

    (December 12, 1972- )
    Born in Kapchemoiywo, Kenya
    Olympic silver medalist (2000)
    Competed in the 800 meter runs (1994-2005)
    World Athletics Championship gold medalist (1995,1997,1999)
    World Athletics Indoor Championship gold medalist (1999)
    European Athletics Championship gold medalist (2002)

Why he might be annoying:

    He is extremely frail looking for an athlete.
    He was deemed ineligible to compete for Denmark at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
    This was due to the fact he wasn’t actually a Danish citizen, but a permanent resident of the country, which the IOC deemed unacceptable.
    Despite having Danish citizenship, he makes his primary residence in Monaco.
    He struggled with injuries during the 2003 track season.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is a member of the Nandi tribe.
    He attended college in Denmark and enjoyed the country so much, he elected to stay there.
    He was considered one of the fastest middle distance runners during his prime.
    He was forced to sit out the 1998 competitive season after he contracted a bout of malaria.
    He earned a silver medal in the 800 meter run at the 2000 Summer Olympics and followed it up with a bronze medal at the 2004 games.

Credit: Ricky

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying