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Joshua Cheptegei’s 5K world record ratified

Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The world athletics governing body IAAF has ratified four records, including that of Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei, that were set before the COVID-19 pandemic brought activity to a halt. Others ratified are that of Armand Duplantis, world pole vault record of 6.17m, Yulimar Rojas’s world indoor …

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Uganda’s Cheptegei breaks 5km world record

  Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP |  Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei lowered the 5km world record on Sunday with a time of 12 minutes 51 seconds. The 10,000m world champion made the most of perfect conditions in the second edition of this race to improve on Kenyan Rhonex Kipruto’s previous …

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Cheptegei shatters 10km road world record

✳ NEW 10KM ROAD WORLD RECORD ✳ CHEPTEGEI 🇺🇬 ✳   26:38 ✳ Wins sh162million  Kampala, Uganda | LOUIS JADWONG  | World champion Joshua Cheptegei has added the 10km road world record to his many accolades, with a stunning run today in Valencia. Cheptegei shaved off an astonishing 6 seconds off the …

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Kipchoge edges Cheptegei to win Athlete of the Year award

  Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP |  Eliud Kipchoge, the first man to run a marathon in less than two hours, and 400 metres hurdles world champion Dalilah Muhammad won the World Athlete of the Year awards on Saturday. Kipchoge, 35, claimed governing body World Athletics’ year-ending prize in …

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Kissa steps into Cheptegei’s shoes in Netherlands race

  Kampala, Uganda | LOUIS JADWONG | Long distance ace Stephen Kissa today stepped in the shoes of Joshua Cheptegei, continuing a Ugandan tradition of winning the 15km NN Zevenheuvelenloop (Seven Hills Race) in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. He won the 36th edition of the even Hills Race in 41:49, a race Cheptegei won in …

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Cheptegei nominated for 2019 World Athlete of Year award

✳ Nominees 2019 Male World Athlete of the Year  ✅ Joshua Cheptegei 🇺🇬 ✅ Donavan Brazier 🇺🇸 ✅ Christian Coleman 🇺🇸 ✅ Timothy Cheruyiot 🇰🇪 ✅ Steven Gardiner 🇧🇭 ✅ Sam Kendricks 🇺🇸 ✅ Eliud Kipchoge 🇰🇪 ✅ Noah Lyles 🇺🇸 ✅ Daniel Stahl 🇸🇪 ✅ Christian Taylor 🇺🇸 ✅ …

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