• October 21, 2021

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Former Miner Track & Field star Emmanuel Korir grabs Olympic

TOKYO, Japan – Emmanuel Korir, who competed with the UTEP track and field program in 2017, crossed the finish line first in the men’s 800m final to claim gold at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. “It’s amazing. I mean, I’m so happy and grateful, this is a big achievement,” Korir […]Read More

UTEP’s Korir Gains Experience at World Championships

LONDON – UTEP’s Emmanuel Korir wrapped up his experience at the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation) World Championships Sunday afternoon as he bowed out of the semifinal round. Korir ran in lane five of the second heat in the men’s 800m semifinal where he clocked a time of 1:46.08. The Kenya native finished with […]Read More

UTEP’s Korir Earned Spot in Bowerman Watch List

Freshman Emmanuel Korir earned a spot in the Men’s Watch List for The Bowerman Award. The mid-distance runner is one of 10 men earning recognition on the list. Previously, Korir took up residence in the “Also Receiving Votes” section. This is the Iten, Kenya, native’s first out door recognition. Korir gives UTEP its 17th Watch […]Read More

UTEP’s Korir Garners National Athlete of the Week

UTEP’s freshman Emmanuel Korir was named the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) National Athlete of the Week on Tuesday morning. Korir’s 800m performance at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge was one of the most impressive by any freshman in NCAA during a regular season meet. Korir clocked in a time of […]Read More

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