Congolese marathon runner who finished 14th at the 1997 World Championships.
His first big competition was at the Olympic Games in 1996 representing Zaire, where he finished 16th.
He achieved a national record holding time of 2:08:40 hours in Paris in 1999.
His family comes from DR Congo.
Another famous Congolese athlete like him is soccer player Blaise Kufo.