Rwandan long-distance runner who raced in the Olympic 5000 meters, 10000 meters and Marathon events.
He made his competitive international debut in the 1988 5000 meters.
He set a national record by competing in five Olympic games (1988, 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2004).
He grew up with his siblings in Kibuye, Rwanda.
He was defeated by Haile Gebrselassie in the 1996 Olympic 10,000 meters.