Kenyan Marathoner Tragically Dies: Patrick Cheruiyot Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Patrick Cheruiyot Biography

Patrick Cheruiyot Biography

Patrick Makau Musyoki is a runner from Kenya. He is a former world record holder in the marathon—His time of 2:03:38, run at the 2011 Berlin Marathon, was the world record for two years until it was beaten by Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich at the 2013 Berlin Marathon.[ He is also notable for his half marathon performances, having won a number of prominent competitions in Europe in sub-1-hour performances.

Patrick Cheruiyot Quick Bio and Facts
Born 2 March 1985 (age 34)
Country  Kenya
Club Kenya national athletics team

Patrick Cheruiyot Age

He was born on born 2 March 1985 Died on 21 Oct 2019. He was 34 years old.

Patrick Cheruiyot Wife 

He has left behind a widow Winny Cheruiyot and children.

Patrick Cheruiyot Children

The couple had two young children together.

Patrick Cheruiyot Health

On October 16, he had a CT scan done on his head and a brain hemorrhage was seen–A brain hemorrhage is a type of stroke. It’s caused by an artery in the brain bursting and causing localized bleeding in the surrounding tissues.

Patrick Cheruiyot Death

A week later, Cheruiyot died from a brain hemorrhage, on Friday 18, October 2019, at a Nairobi hospital.


Makau ran in the London Marathon 2011 and, despite a midpoint drop, continued and Martin Lel defeated him for the third time on the line, finishing with a time of 2:05:45.

World record

In the Berlin Marathon on September 25, 2011, Makau would face a duel against Haile Gebrselassie, the Ethiopian world record holder. The Kenyan dropped his most experienced opponent after the midpoint and finished in a world record time of 2:03:38 (an average pace of 4: 42.9 per mile), beating the existing record in 21 seconds. Before the race, he declared that he wanted to bring the marathon world record back to Kenya after former record holder Paul Tergat spoke after the race, Makau said: “In the morning my body was not well, but after that, I started the race, he started to react very well. I started thinking about the record “and” At 32 km I thought I could win the race and even break the world record. It was difficult in the last 10 kilometers. ” His world record performance was maintained for 2 years before falling to his Kenyan partner, Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, at the Berlin Marathon 2013, when the record was reduced by another 15 seconds at 2:03:23.

2012 season

He was the favorite before the race for the Granollers Half Marathon in February but lost in a final sprint to Carles Castillejo in cold weather conditions. He ran in the London Marathon 2012, but retired mid-career due to an injury and was not selected for the Olympic team. He entered the Great Manchester Race in May and was fifth in a time of 28:21 minutes. At the Frankfurt Marathon in October, despite feeling uncomfortable and running most of the time behind the leading group, Makau managed to regain leadership. of Deressa China and waiting for the victory, with a time of 2:06:08.

2013 season

Makau ran in the London marathon in 2013. He showed himself to be in poor condition since he had been out of the lead pack at the first time point 5 km away, falling further and further back with each timepoint up to 40 km. Halfway, he was almost 3 minutes behind the leaders, but slowed down and finally finished the race in 2:14:10, out of the top 10, more than 8 minutes from the winner and more than 10 minutes from his own world record