Kenjin-Tatsujin

Douglas Maina Wakiihuri


Kenya

First Coach, Sotokoto Safari Marathon

Olympic Silver Medalist in Marathon at Olympic Games Seoul 1988

Biography


Mr. Douglas Wakiihuri is the Founding Director of Nairobi Sotokoto Safari Half Marathon limited, Board Member of Anti Doping Agency of Kenya and Special Olympics, Kenya and the Coach to H.E the First Lady of Kenya. Gold medalist of the World marathon championships Rome 1987, London Marathon Champion 1989, Commonwealth Games Marathon Gold medalist 1990, Auckland, New Zealand, and World Cup Marathonchampion 1995, Athens, Greece. Silver medalist in Olympic Games, Marathon, 1988, Seoul, South Korea. He is a founder of Kibera Running Club, developing a schoolin Kibera slums and providing breakfast on running days for the Kibera kids. From 2015 to 2017 he was the Assistant Director for the Protocol and Hospitality for the IAAF World Under 18 Championships, Nairobi 2017. He is versatile and philanthropist and continues to work for the good of the community.