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Cheptegei Nominated for World Athlete of the Year Award Joshua Cheptegei 1

The long-distance runner, Cheptegei had a tremendous season in 2021 that saw him bag two Olympic medals a silver and gold in the 5,000 and 10,000-metre category respectively, adding a world-leading record 8:09:55 in two miles. The two medals present a perfect competing platform for the Cheptegei.
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Cheptegei Wins 2-Mile Race in Eugene Diamond League Jacob Kiplimo 1 Top story

Cheptegei 24, started with sharp sprints and maintained his pace before he increased the speed towards the 400m mark where he looked intimidated by the Tokyo Olympics 10,000m gold medalist Selemon Barega from Ethiopia.
15:27
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Uganda Wins Another Gold Medal in Tokyo Olympic Games Jacob Kiplimo 2 Top story

Cheptegei, with a time of 12 minutes, 58.15, became the first Ugandan to win the event as he bagged the Olympic gold that has eluded him for so long.
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Tokyo Olympics: Youngster Chelimo Hopeful For Top Three Finish in 5000m Final Jacob Kiplimo 2 1

The 19-year old Chelimo qualified for the finals after finishing fourth in the first round of the competition posting a time which of 13 minutes and 39:07 seconds which is a few seconds below his personal best which stands 13:06:79.
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Cheptegei, Kiplimo, Chelimo Qualify for 5000m Finals jacob kiplimo 1

The three long distance runners will now take part in the finals on Friday August 6.
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Cheptegei Pondered Quitting Olympics Due to Pressure Olympic games 2 3 Top story

The long-distance runner says that he endured a lot of pressure which caused him mental distress and anxiety before the 10,000 metres race held on Friday in Tokyo. He scooped a silver medal in the highly competitive race which was won by Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega. Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo won bronze in the same race.
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Cheptegei, Kiplimo Scoop Silver and Bronze in Tokyo Olympic Games Olympics 2 Top story

The two Ugandans put up a spirited and colourful finish to the games moving from the middle pack to challenge a combination of Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes to the finish line.
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Cheptegei, Kiplimo Head Uganda’s Olympics Long Distances Team jacob kiplimo 2 1

Uganda has assembled a team of over 10 long distance led by the two star athletes. Besides Jochua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo, the team comprises Albert Chemutai 3,000M Steeplechase, Peruth Chemutai 3,000M – St’chase, Esther Chebet (10,000M), Steven Kissa(10,000M), Stella Chesang (5,000M), Sarah Chelengat (5,000M), Benjamin Kiplagat (3,000M St’chase), Racheal Zena Chebet (1,0000M), Oscar Chelimo (5,000M).
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Cheptegei Finishes 6th at Wanda Diamond League Joshua Cheptegei 1

The 5000 m world record holder finished 6th posting a season-best of 12:54:69 after leading much of the race before the 20-year-old Norwegian took over to post a personal best of 12:48:45. Ethiopia’s Hagos Gebrhiwet came second at 12:49:02.
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Cheptegei Targets Improved Time in Diamond League Today 2020 Tokyo Olympics 2 1

The long distance runner will be racing for the first time since his 3000m record attempt in Ostrava three weeks ago in Czech republic. He will be making his first Diamond League appearance of the 2021 seaso
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Kiplimo to Join Cheptegei for Golden Spike Event in Ostrava jacob kiplimo 1 1

At last year’s Golden Spike, Kiplimo won the 5000m clocking a Personal Best of 12:48.63. He also claimed world U20 bronze as a 15-year-old in 2016 at Personal Best of 27:26.68.
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Star Athlete Cheptegei to Take Part in 6th National Trials Namayo Mawerere 1 Top story

Namayo Mawerere, the UAF publicity secretary said Cheptegei will join other local athletes and others from Kenya in the national Trials. Many of the athletes will be all out to try and hit qualifying times for 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Cheptegei Wins 5000m Monaco Run 2021 Again Joshua Cheptegei 1

Uganda’s long distance runner Joshua Cheptegei has once again proved to be the world’s leading long distance runner after winning the Monaco Run 5km Herculis 2021 clocking 13:11
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Cheptegei Unveiled as Uganda’s New Tourism Ambassador Joshua Cheptegei 2

Lilly Ajarova, UTB's Executive Officer confirmed the development during a function held today at the Uganda Golf Club in Kampala.
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Cheptegei withdraws from National Cross-Country Championship to Concentrate on Monaco run 2021 Joshua Cheptegei 2 1

Cheptegei wants to break the 5km World Record he set at the Monaco Hercules Run last year.
15:08
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Ochola Promotes Star Athlete Cheptegei to Assistant Superintendent of Police Joshua Cheptegei 1

With the new promotion, Cheptegei will hold the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police - ASP thus joining the senior police officers category.
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11:45

Parliament Resolves to Honour Star Athletes Cheptegei, Nakaayi halimah nakaayi 6 1

Parliament has resolved to honour gold medalists, Halimah Nakaayi and Joshua Cheptegei for flying the Uganda flag high at the recent Doha World Athletics Championships.
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Cheptegei Wins Uganda’s second Gold Medal in Doha Joshua Cheptegei 1 Top story

Cheptegei put up a good show battling against Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha in the last lap in a time of 26:48.36. He set the World Leading (WL) time in the season.
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Cheptegei Wins Gold In Denmark Joshua Cheptegei

The double Commonwealth Games gold medalist showed good speed from the start to finish in a time of 31:40, while another Ugandan Jacob Kiplimo came second with a time of 31:44.
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