Marathon runner who won a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics and silver at the 2000 Olympics; also won the Tokyo Marathon in 1995 and 2002.
He competed in track and field in high school in Kenya.
He won the Nagano Marathon in 2000 and 2003.
He grew up in Nyahururu, Kenya.
Bernard Lagat also competed for Kenya at the 2000 Olympics, winning bronze in the men's 1,500 meter race.