Sammy Wanjiru

 

 

 

Age: 24

 

Summary: reigning Olympic champion distance runner who became the only man from Kenya ever to have won a gold medal in the Chicago marathon.

 

 

Cause of Death: After an apparent fall during a domestic dispute

 

Born: November 10, 1986

 

Died: May 15, 2011

 

Location: Nyahururu, Kenya