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Charles Kamathi was born on 18 May, 1978 in Kenyan, is a Kenyan long-distance runner. Discover Charles Kamathi's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 42 years old?
|Age||43 years old|
|Born||18 May 1978|
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Charles Kamathi Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Charles Kamathi worth at the age of 43 years old? Charles Kamathi’s income source is mostly from being a successful Runner. He is from Kenyan. We have estimated Charles Kamathi's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Runner|
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He made his marathon debut at the 2007 Milan Marathon and finished fourth by running 2:11:25. He finished third at his second marathon, the 2008 Rotterdam Marathon and bettered his personal record to 2:07:33. He ran at the Milan Marathon in April 2010, but suffered cramps at the 30 km point and finished in second place. He entered the Eindhoven Marathon in October and had a close battle with Nicholas Chelimo and Paul Biwott at the finish. Kamathi just pipped Chelimo at the line to win the race, recording a time of 2:07:38 – the same as the runner-up.
Fully recovered, he returned to the European cross country meets and won again at the Cinque Mulini and Itálica races. He qualified for the 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships and won his first major medal in the men's long race. Kamathi won the bronze medal (behind Mohammed Mourhit and Serhiy Lebid) and led a Kenyan team which included Paul Kosgei and Patrick Ivuti to the team gold medal. An even greater achievement awaited him at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics. He took on defending world champion Haile Gebrselassie in the 10,000 m and managed to beat both him and Olympic medallist Assefa Mezgebu to the line in the final lap, taking the world gold medal in the event. The victory, in which Kamathi sprinted from fourth to first in the final 200 metres, broke Haile's undefeated streak of 37 races.
Following this, he took to the European cross country running circuit and beat multiple world champion Paul Tergat three times, taking victories at the Almond Blossom Cross Country, Cross Internacional de Itálica and Cinque Mulini race. Despite a poor finish at the Kenya World trials event, he was selected for the 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships. He did not live up to his circuit form and was seventh place in the long race, behind four of his compatriots. His 2000 season was hampered by a hamstring injury and he did not managed to make the Kenyan team for the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Kamathi started running in 1995. He graduated from Njogu-Ini Secondary School in 1996. In 1997 he went to run for Toyota club in Japan, but had to leave back home only after days later due to tendinitis and Toyota replaced him with Simon Maina. Kamathi joined Kenya Police in 1998. On 3 September 1999 he made his international breakthrough by winning a 10000 metres race at the Memorial Van Damme meeting in Brussels by running 26:51.49, then the fifth best time ever and the world's fastest time in 1999.
Charles Waweru Kamathi (born 18 May 1978, near Nyeri, Kenya) is a Kenyan long-distance runner. He is best known for winning the 10,000 metres distance at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton.