2019 FloXC Countdown: #1 Gilbert Kigen

Follow our 2019 FloXC Countdown, where FloTrack ranks the top 25 cross country teams and individuals in the NCAA this season which will be LIVE on FloTrack. The No. 1 men’s individual spot goes to Alabama senior Gilbert Kigen, and here's why:

FULL RANKINGS HERE

Personal Bests:

3K: 7:59.04i (2018)

5K: 13:34.95 (2019)

10K: 28:20.28 (2019)

Championship Performances:

2019 NCAA Outdoor 5K: 4th, 14:08.12

2019 NCAA Outdoor 10K: 2nd, 29:18.10

2019 NCAA indoor 5K: 12th, 13:55.10

2018 NCAA Outdoor 5K: 13th, 14:03.06

2018 NCAA Outdoor 10K: 7th, 28:55.66

2018 NCAA Indoor 5K: 10th, 14:17.73

2017 NCAA XC: 4th, 29:11.9

Watch Gilbert Kigen run 28:20 at the Stanford Invitational:

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Lawrence Cherono Wins Chicago Marathon; Former NOP Athletes Struggle

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He did it.

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Nike Shuts Down Nike Oregon Project

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A week after coach Alberto Salazar was served a four-year ban for experimenting with performance-enhancing drugs, Nike has shut down his Nike Oregon Project (NOP) training group. Runner's World first reported the news on Thursday night. 

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