Samuel Wanjiru Death Cause and Date

Samuel Wanjiru's Death

Born (Birthday) Nov 10, 1986

Death Date May 15, 2011

Age of Death 24 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Runner

The runner Samuel Wanjiru died at the age of 24. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Kenyan long distance runner who was one of the world’s premiere runners, winning the Olympic marathon in 2008 and setting records at the London and Chicago Marathons. His life was cut tragically short in May 2011 after falling from his balcony in Nyahururu, Kenya.

He was survived by his wife Triza Njeri. His cousin Joseph Riri and younger brother Simon Njoroge are also long-distance runners.