|Birth Day||November 10, 1986|
|Birth Place||Nyahururu, Kenya|
|Age||34 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||May 15, 2011 (age 24)|
Kenyan athlete who specialized in the marathon event, winning a gold medal in 2008 at the Beijing Olympics.
He ran a cross country event in Japan at a young age.
His death was caused from a fall off of his balcony during a heated argument.
He married Runner Mary Wacera.
He and Michael Phelps won their share of gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.