Citizenship flap may cost Lagat his medal Welcome! › Forums › Running Forum › Citizenship flap may cost Lagat his medal This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Ryan 13 years, 2 months ago. Author Posts April 20, 2005 at 12:17 am #2432 RyanKeymaster Bernard Lagat’s 2004 Olympic medal could be in question because he has been a U.S. citizen for nearly a year, the Tribune has learned. That means Lagat was not a citizen of Kenya when he ran for that nation and won the silver medal in the 1,500 meters at the Athens Olympics. Chicago Tribune article Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.