Ferguson Rotich Cheruiyot

Nationality: Kenya Date of birth: 30/11/1989

Most recent result

6th - World Championships Budapest 800m Heat (1:46.53) - 22 Aug 2023


Personal records

DisciplineResultYearRemarks
400m 46.882021
600m1:15.282023All-Time Kenya no. 4
800m1:42.542019All-Time Kenya no. 6
1000m2:14.882018All-Time Kenya no. 12
1500m3:33.212018

Career highlights

2023

Outdoors:
3rd – Kenyan World Champs Trials Nairobi 800m Final (1:44.71)
2nd – Heusden 800m (1:45.19)
3rd – Kenyan World Champs Trials Nairobi 800m Heat (1:46.74)
4th – Turku 800m (1:45.19)
8th – Gaborone 800m (1:45.6)
6th – National Champs Nairobi 800m Final (1:45.93)
1st – National Champs Nairobi 800m Semi-Final (1:46.23)
6th – World Champs Budapest 800m Heat (1:46.53)
1st – Liege 600m (1:15.28)
World Rank as of 16-Sep (by time): 600m – 5th

2022

Outdoors:
8th – Diamond League Brussels 800m (1:45.16)
2nd – Diamond League Chorzow 800m (1:45.76)
2nd – Gaborone 800m (1:46.63)
10th – Diamond League Rabat 800m (1:47.72)
9th – Diamond League Monaco 1000m (2:17.00)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 1000m – 9th

2021

Outdoors:
4th – Diamond League Monaco 800m (1:43.57)
1st – Olympic Games Tokyo 800m Heat (1:43.75)
1st – WA Diamond League Brussels 800m (1:43.81)
1st – WA Diamond League Stockholm 800m (1:43.84)
1st – Olympic Games Tokyo 800m Semi-Final (1:44.04)
2nd – WA Diamond League Doha 800m (1:44.45)
2nd – WA Diamond League Paris 800m (1:44.45)
2nd – Turku 800m (1:44.59)
2nd – Diamond League Zurich 800m (1:44.96)
2nd – WA Diamond League Eugene 800m (1:45.02)
2nd – Olympic Games Tokyo 800m Final (1:45.23)
3rd – WA Diamond League Lausanne 800m (1:45.48)
5th – Szekesfehervar 800m (1:45.58)
1st – Nairobi 800m (1:45.64)
2nd – Kenyan Olympic Trials Nairobi 800m Heat (1:45.78)
2nd – Kenyan Olympic Trials Nairobi 800m Final (1:45.93)
1st – Nairobi 400m (46.88)
2nd – WA Relays Silesia 2x2x400m Mixed Relay Final, member of KEN national team (3:41.79)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 800m – 6th

2020
1st – WA Diamond League Doha 800m (1:44.16)
1st – Marseille 800m (1:44.34)
1st – Nairobi 800m (1:44.78)
1st – Rovereto 800m (1:44.82)
4th – WA Diamond League Stockholm 800m (1:45.11)
1st – Chorzow 800m (1:45.30)
1st – Chorzow 800m (1:45.34)
8th – WA Diamond League Monaco 800m (1:45.48)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time): 800m – 5th
2019

2nd – IAAF Diamond League Monaco 800m (1:42.54)
1st – IAAF Diamond League London 800m (1:43.14)
3rd – IAAF World Champs Doha 800m Final (1:43.82)
2nd – IAAF Diamond League Lausanne 800m (1:43.93)
4th – IAAF Diamond League Roma 800m (1:44.11)
2nd – IAAF World Champs Doha 800m Semi-Final (1:44.20)
3rd – Kenyan WC Trials Nairobi 800m (1:44.63)
7th – IAAF Diamond League Zurich 800m (1:45.28)
4th – IAAF Diamond League Rabat 800m (1:46.38)
1st – IAAF World Champs Doha 800m Heat (1:45.98)
1st – Castellon 800m (1:47.88)
1st – Bursa 800m (1:49.24)
10th – ISTAF Berlin 1500m (3:37.97)
1st – Castellon 1500m (3:45.05)
1st – Bursa 1500m (3:47.84)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  800m – 3rd

2018

1st – IAAF Diamond League Paris 800m (1:43.73)
1st – Szekesfehervar 800m (1:44.08)
2nd – National Champs Nairobi 800m (1:44.26)
4th – IAAF Diamond League Birmingham 800m (1:44.44)
2nd – IAAF Diamond League Rome 800m (1:44.74)
3rd – IAAF Diamond League Brussels 800m (1:45.28)
1st – Chorzow 800m (1:45.70)
5th – IAAF Diamond League Doha 800m (1:46.76)
7th – IAAF Diamond League Eugene 800m (1:46.90)
1st – Mersin 800m (1:47.39)
1st – IAAF Diamond League Stockholm 1000m (2:14.88)
2nd – ISTAF Berlin 1500m (3:33.21)
13th – IAAF Diamond League Monaco 1500m (3:35.26)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  800m – 9th; 1000m – 1st; 1500m – 14th

2017

3rd – IAAF Diamond League Paris 800m (1:44.37)
2nd – World Relays Nat’l Trials Nairobi 800m (1:44.7)
4th – Kenyan World Champs Trials Nairobi 800m Final (1:44.86)
3rd – IAAF Diamond League Shanghai 800m (1:45.17)
1st – Kenyan World Championships Trials Nairobi 800m Semi-Final (1:45.2)
5th – IAAF Diamond League Rabat 800m (1:45.26)
1st – IAAF World Championships London 800m Heat (1:45.77)
3rd – IAAF World Champs London 800m Semi-Final (1:46.49)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  800m – 7th

2016

4th – IAAF Diamond League Paris 800m (1:43.43)
5th – Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 800m Final (1:43.55)
2nd – Kenyan Olympic Trials Eldoret 800m Final (1:44.05)
3rd – IAAF Diamond League London 800m (1:44.38)
2nd – IAAF Diamond League Eugene 800m (1:44.56)
4th – Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 800m Semi-Final (1:44.65)
1st – IAAF Diamond League Stockholm 800m (1:45.07)
1st – IAAF Diamond League Shanghai 800m (1:45.68)
2nd – Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 800m Heat (1:46.00)
1st – Kenyan Olympic Trials Eldoret 800m Heat (1:46.0)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  800m – 8th

2015

1st – Kenyan national WC trials Nairobi 800m Final (1:43.60)
7th – IAAF Diamond League Monaco 800m (1:43.92)
5th – IAAF Diamond League Rome 800m (1:44.00)
3rd – IAAF Diamond League Lausanne 800m (1:44.44)
2nd – IAAF Diamond League Doha 800m (1:44.53)
1st – Kenyan national WC trials Nairobi 800m Semi-Final (1:44.6)
2nd – IAAF World Champs Beijing 800m Semi-Final (1:44.85)
1st – IAAF World Championships Beijing 800m Heat (1:45.83)
4th – IAAF World Champs Beijing 800m Final (1:46.35)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  800m – 9th

2014

4th – IAAF Diamond League Monaco 800m (1:42.84)
5th – IAAF Diamond League Paris 800m (1:44.30)
4th – IAAF Diamond League Zurich 800m (1:44.42)
3rd – IAAF Diamond League Doha 800m (1:44.82)
1st – National Trials CWG Nairobi 800m (1:44.88)
1st – Zagreb 800m (1:45.76)
1st – African Champs Marrakech 800m Heat (1:45.80)
1st – IAAF World Relays Nassau 4x800m (1:46.0 first leg for Kenya)
4th – Commonwealth Games Glasgow 800 Final (1:46.09)
4th – African Champs Marrakech 800m Final (1:49.10)
4th – IAAF Diamond League Brussels 1000m (2:16.88)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  800m – 4th; 1000m – 10th

2013

3rd – IAAF Diamond League Brussels 800m (1:43.22)
2nd – Kenyan World Champ Trials Nairobi 800m (1:44.38)
3rd – IAAF Diamond League Zurich 800m (1:44.39)
8th – IAAF Diamond League Monaco 800m (1:44.89)
4th – Golden Spike Ostrava 800m (1:44.93)
2nd – IAAF World Champs Moscow 800m Heat (1:45.25)
1st – Dakar 800m (1:45.40)
End-of-Season World Rank (by time):  800m – 3rd