William Cheruiyot Sigei
(born October 11
in Chebeing'o village, just outside of Kapsimotwo village, Bomet
) is a former Kenyan
long-distance runner who won the IAAF World Cross Country Championships
. In 1994 he a set a new world record
over 10,000 metres
with 26:52.23 minutes.
Today he is ranked eighteenth of all times over 10,000 metres. The current world record is 26:17.53 minutes, and belongs to Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia.