Patrick Sang

Patrick Sang (born 11 April 1964 in Kapsisiywa, Nandi District) is a Kenyan running coach and retired runner.

Patrick Sang
Medal record
Men’s Athletics
Representing  Kenya
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona 3000 m steeplechase
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1991 Tokyo 3000 m steeplechase
Silver medal – second place 1993 Stuttgart 3000 m steeplechase

Sang won three silver medals in major 3,000 m steeplechase competitions:

He won the gold medal in the 1987 All-Africa Games held in Kenya.

His 3,000 m steeplechase personal best is 8:03.41, set in 1997. In the late 1990s he also competed in marathon and half marathon races.

Collegiately, he competed for the Texas Longhorns.

He is the coach of Eliud Kipchoge, the 2016 Olympic marathon champion who broke the marathon world record in 2018 and also became the first man to run the marathon distance in under 2 hours.[1]


  1. ^ Dennehy, Cathal (12 October 2019). "One Man's Dream Comes True, and the World Celebrates". Runner's World. Retrieved 20 December 2019.

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Patrick Waweru
Flagbearer for   Kenya
Barcelona 1992
Succeeded by
Paul Tergat