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CHEPTEGEI: Time to set another world record

LIVE  *⃣ 5,000m race (women) – 10.33pm Today *⃣ 10,000m race – 10.55pm  Today *⃣ 25 laps *⃣ Current world record 26:17.53 – Kenenisa Bekele *⃣ Cheptegei best time 26:48.36 Cheptegei set to break 15-year-old world record Valencia, Spain | THE INDEPENDENT | Joshua Cheptegei aims to become the greatest distance runner of …

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Kenyan runner escapes death narrowly after hippopotamus attack

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |    Kenyan road runner Edwin Mokua narrowly escaped death on Monday, and is currently recuperating at the hospital after being attacked by a hippopotamus while on a training run. The 27-year-old Mokua, who holds personal best of 1:02:50 in the half marathon, suffered four broken ribs …

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Kiplimo wins Rome 3000m race in new national record

ROME DIAMOND LEAGUE Men’s 3000m 🥇7:26.64 Jacob Kiplimo🇺🇬 WL DLR NR 🥈7:27.05 Jakob Ingebrigtsen🇳🇴 NR 🥉7:28.02 Stewart McSweyn🇦🇺 AR ④7:38.27 Yemaneberhan Crippa🇮🇹 NR ⑤7:39.75 Mike Foppen🇳🇱 ⑥7:47.48 Isaac Kimeli🇧🇪 ⑦7:48.08 Matthew Ramsden🇦🇺 ⑧7:48.63 Osama Zoghlami🇮🇹 Rome, ITALY | THE INDEPENDENT | Jacob Kiplimo has broken Moses Kipsiro’s national record (7:30.95) in …

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Uganda’s Kiplimo is back!

Results ✳  Jacob Kiplimo  🇺🇬 12:48.63 PB/MR ✳ Selemon Barega  🇪🇹 12:49.08 PB * Previous Meeting record 12:48.81, Stephen Cherono (KEN), 2003 Ostrava, CZECH REPUBLIC | THE INDEPENDENT | What Joshua Cheptegei can do, Jacob Kiplimo will strive to emulate. Ugandan 19-year-old former junior world champion Kiplimo on Tuesday showed he will be the …

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PICTORIAL: Joshua Cheptegei back

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Joshua Cheptegei returned home from Monaco, where  two days ago he shattered the 5,000m World Record. He crossed the border from Kenya, where he landed earlier in the day on a Turkey Airways flight from Monaco. He is now headed to his training camp in …

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World record holder Cheptegei back home

  Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | The new 5000m World record holder Joshua Cheptegei is expected back home today from Monaco. Cheptegei, Stephen Kissa,  Halima Nakaayi and Winnie Nanyondo flew into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Kenya early today aboard a Turkish Airlines. The athletes were received by …

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Cheptegei breaks world 5k record

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | THE INDEPENDENT | With an astonishing time of 12:35.36, Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei today added the track 5,000m to the 5,000m road and 15km world records he holds. World 10,000m world champion Cheptegei ran incredibly 11 consistent laps, closing in a time of 59.64 as he set …

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Bolt goes viral with ‘social distancing’ Olympic photo

Washington, United States | AFP |  Retired track star Usain Bolt showed he’s still a few steps ahead when he posted an AFP picture of him outstripping his rivals at the Beijing Olympics with the cheeky caption: “social distancing”. Bolt’s post, featuring a picture by AFP photographer Nicolas Asfouri of …

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