Sammy Lelei

Sammy Lelei ( born August 14, 1964) is a former Kenyan marathon runner.

In 1993 he won the Lisbon Half Marathon in 59:24; However, the track proved to be too short. Shortly thereafter, he was at the Berlin Half Marathon runner-up in 1:00:42 h, at which time the third fastest ever time run over this distance. In the same year he was fifth in the Boston and eighth in the New York City Marathon. After a fourth place in New York City in 1994 and a third place in the Paris Marathon the following year he succeeded in the fall of 1995, his greatest triumph: When he won the Berlin Marathon in 2:07:02 - just Belayneh Dinsamo was previously faster on these been distance.

He was fifth in Boston and third in Berlin 1996; In 1997, he was also third in the Berlin Marathon, build with 2:08:00 for the last time to his fabulous time.