As an athlete, he was a bit behind top Kenyan runners.
He won the junior title and also headed the Kenyan runners to the team gold as the country grabbed the top four spots.
Buster said there is no mystery to the Kenyan runners' success.
Like many Kenyan runners, she has had frequent clashes with the national track and field federation.
Some agents have also been accused of abusing their relationships with the Kenyan runners.
This placed her within the top ten Kenyan runners that year.
Lel said the Kenyan runners had planned to attack from the beginning.
Meanwhile, he hopes his victory here will have a positive effect on the next generation of Kenyan runners.
His presence would be the biggest threat to a Kenyan runner winning the gold medal.
Their absence suggested that a Kenyan runner might top the men's podium for the first time in over ten years.