The 22-year-old athlete won two gold medals (5,000m and 10,000m) at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.
The only Ugandan to win gold in the IAAF senior men’s World Cross-country championship race certainly felt the emotional force of his victory
Joshua Cheptegei on Saturday bagged Gold for Uganda, the very first in the men’s senior race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championship in Denmark.
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Cheptegei, backed by an ecstatic home crowd, had taken the lead in the senior men’s 10-kilometer event of the World Cross Country.
Cheptegei led a 1-2 Uganda finish with team-mate Jacob Kiplimo close at his heels in the Danish City of Aarhus.
Joshua Cheptegei becomes the first Ugandan to win the Senior Men's title at the World Cross Country Championships, with Jacob Kiplimo bagging silver and...
Will it be surprising if Cheptegei and Kiplimo make it to the podium?
Cheptegei, who, however, couldn’t make it to the awards dinner at Sheraton Kampala hotel, beat Jacob Kiplimo (first runner-up) and Stella Chesang to the...
There was little to show that the Arua Athletics Club runner had just upgraded to senior level as he blazed through to the lead
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