Wilson Busienei

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Wilson Busienei at the 2004 Olympic Games.

Wilson Kipkemei Busienei (born 18 August 1981 in Nakasongola) is an Ugandan long-distance runner. He is best known for winning three gold medals at the 2005 Summer Universiade. He has represented his country at the World Championship level in cross country running and road running and on the track. He took part in the 2004 Summer Olympics, finishing eleventh in the 10,000 metres. Busienei has also competed at the Commonwealth Games, having taken fifth in the 10,000 m in 2006.

He ran at the 2010 Giro al Sas 10,000 m race in Italy in October and crossed the line after Edwin Soi to finish as runner-up.[1]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Uganda
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 5th 10,000 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 11th 10,000 m
World Half Marathon Championships New Delhi, India 7th Half marathon
2005 Universiade İzmir, Turkey 1st 5000 m
1st 10,000 m
1st Half marathon
World Half Marathon Championships Edmonton, Canada 14th Half marathon 1:03:12
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 5th 10,000 m
World Cross Country Championships Fukuoka, Japan 17th Short race
7th Team
World Road Running Championships Debrecen, Hungary 4th 20 km
2007 World Cross Country Championships Mombasa, Kenya 3rd Team

Personal bests[edit]


  1. ^ Soi defends title at Giro Al Sas. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-10-10.