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 Purity Biwott
Purity Biwott


Eldoret, Kenya

High School:

Last College:
Wayland Baptist



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 apart of the Math Club and Chakika Club.

PERSONAL: 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.

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