Name: Hillary Bor
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 3,000-meter Steeplechase
Height: 5-6
Weight: 115
DOB: 11/22/1989
Birthplace: Eldoret, Kenya
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Arnesens High School (Eldoret, Kenya) ‘07
College: Iowa State University ‘11, Accounting
Team/Club: U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 7th
Other Career Highlights
  • 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 12th
  • 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 3rd
  • 2008 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 4th
Personal: Son of Bernard and Philista Koech...Has two brothers, Emmanuel and Julius, who both ran at the University of Alabama...He and his brothers gained American citizenship by joining the U.S. Army...Is currently a sergeant serving at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado...While serving on different bases, he and his brothers teamed up to win the All Armed Forces Cross-Country Championships in February 2016...All three were in the top 20 of the USA Cross-Country Championships, Hillary finishing eighth...Received a scholarship to Iowa State University in 2007.