Name: Hillary Bor
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 3,000-Meter Steeplechase
Height: 5-6
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
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 19th (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 7th (3,000-meter steeplechase)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 8th (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • Years of participation: 2017, 2019
  • Top Finish: 8th – 2019 (3,000-meter steeplechase)
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...Received a scholarship to Iowa State University in 2007