Solomon Busendich

Solomon Busendich - Updated Feb 2023

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Updated On January 23, 2023

Mount Elgon, Kenya
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Mount Elgon, Kenya

Solomon Busendich is a Kenyan athlete, who is specialized in male long-distance running. Moreover, Solomon Busendich won the 2006 edition of the Amsterdam Marathon as a debutant, clocking 2:08:52 hours.

Early Life

Solomon Busendich was born on the 10th of January 1984, in Mount Elgon, Kenya. According to his birth date, he is 38 years old and holds Kenyan nationality. He has a birth sign of Capricorn and believes in the Kenyan religion.

Moreover, his actual birth name is Solomon Naibei Busendich and has a birth sign of Capricorn. Regarding his parents and siblings, there is no information available at the moment and we may assume that this athlete might have been well raised as a child by his parents.

Regarding his educational background, nothing is known about his schools, colleges, or academic achievements. He might have attended a  community school for his education in a nearby school. Moreover, he may have dropped out of college since he involves in Athlete.

Professional Career

Solomon Busendich won his first international title on August 16, 2001, at the 2001 African Junior Athletics Championships in Réduit, winning the 10,000-meter event as well as the 5000-meter silver medal.

He followed this up with a 10,000-meter bronze medal at the 2002 World Junior Championships in Athletics, finishing behind Gebregziabher Gebremariam and Sileshi Sihine.

At the 2003 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, this man won another junior medal. In 2005, he made his marathon debut, racing in the New York City Marathon, although he did not complete the course on his first attempt.

Solomon Busendich

Caption: Solomon Busendich during a marathon competition (Source: World Athletics)

He made his senior debut in 2006, finishing second behind Moses Kipkosgei Kigen in the City-Pier-City Half Marathon, and third in the Rotterdam Half Marathon, setting a new course record of 1:00:13.

A month later, in a time score of 2:08:52, he won the Amsterdam Marathon. In December, he competed in the Lagos Half Marathon, winning with a sprint finish against Francis Kibiwott.

His timing of 1:03:18 was one minute slower than Fabiano Joseph’s course record, although runners had to struggle through a traffic jam at the 14 km mark due to an organization error. In 2007, he competed in the famous RAK Half Marathon but finished tenth.

Following Years

He finished tenth in the Dublin Marathon in 2009 and ninth in the Prague Marathon in 2010. Later the same year, at the Kosice Peace Marathon, he set a new personal best by completing in 2:08:40, placing him second, seven seconds behind race winner Gilbert Chepkwony.

Both runners easily broke the Slovakian all-comers record set three years earlier by William Biama. He finished the year with a third-place finish at the Honolulu Marathon. He ran two marathons in 2011: he won the Milano City Marathon in hot conditions in April but finished fourth at the Shanghai Marathon in December.


Talking about his honor, he has once earned the International Marathon winner, World Cross Country Championships Bronze medallist, and World U20 Championships Bronze medallist. Looking at his career, this athlete might earn more of them in the following years.

Solomon Busendich

Caption: Solomon Busendich with his teammates (Source: World Athletics)

Solomon Busendich – Net Worth 2023

Officially, this Kenyan athlete has not revealed his earnings, net worth, and salary. According to an online site, his net worth estimates at around $1.5 million. However, this athlete has not yet endorsed any brand till now and also has not promoted anything, and has not been seen in any collaborations with brands.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship status, Busendich may be single and not dating anyone right now, as per his relationship status. Furthermore, he has never been married and has no previous relationships or engagements.

He has never been involved in any rumors or controversy throughout his athletic career. Additionally, he used to always stay away from the media and situations that may harm his professional badminton career.

Solomon Busendich – Body Measurements

This athlete has short black hair with black eyes color. Other than this, Busendich other body stats are unknown at the moment.

Social Media

Moreover, this Kenyan athlete is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.