He started off the year emerging as the first Ugandan senior to win the World Cross-country
As he pounded the miles away on that foggy course, his record stressed yet again that if you put hard work into any task, positive results are inevitable...
The Kenyan runner will attempt to race to the new mark in Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short in Italy
Following his latest triumph in Doha, let's take a look at Joshua Cheptegei's glowing career thus far.
The thrilled crowd went on their feet as a final showdown between Joshua Cheptegei and Yomif Kejelcha ended with the Ugandan outrunning his Ethiopian challenger...
The Kapchorwa-born athlete brings huge credentials having won this competition at junior level in 2014
The 29-year-old Desisa times his race to perfection in the closing stages of the gruelling contest to become the new world champion.
In the marathon, Uganda brings strength in depth in Stephen Kiprotich and Solomon Mutai
While national 1500m record holder Ronald Musagala switches his attention to Friday's semi-final, Winnie Nanyondo is having her sights set on the podium....
Of the three Ugandans, Chemutai did the best time - 8:23.08 - in the heats Tuesday evening.
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