Augustine Kiprono Choge

po_Choge-Augustine-KipronoAugustine Kiprono Choge (born January 21, 1987) is a Kenyan middle distance and long distance runner.

He won world youth and junior titles on the track in 2003 and 2004, eventually going on to set a world junior record for the 3000 meters in 2005. In his final year as a junior he won the World Cross Country title.

He claimed the 5000 meters gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, but began to focus more on the 1500 meters from then on. He reached the 1500 m finals at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. Choge broke the long-standing 4×1500 meters relay world record with a Kenyan team of runners in September 2009.