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Cheptegei pulls out of World Championships 5000m race

Cheptegei pulls out of World Championships 5000m Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There will be no double attempt by Joshua Cheptegei at the World Championships. Team Uganda last night pulled him out of the 5000m race after he complained about fatigue and an injury he suffered during his stunning 10,000m …

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IT IS SILVER FOR CHEPTEGEI!

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | Uganda’s ?? Joshua Cheptegei  has won the 2017 World Athletics Championship 10,000m silver medal after a fine run in the final on Friday. Ugandan youngster Cheptegei stretched British athletics legend Mo Farah all the way. Cheptegei bagged a sh108million prize for his effort, joining …

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Cheptegei has what it takes to be World Athletics Champion

Friday 1,500m heats – 9.40 pm (Esther Chebet) 10,000m final – 11.20pm (Cheptegei, Toroitich, Kurong) Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei has all it takes to be crowned a World Athletics champion. At 20, he’s already tested glory as world junior champion, has one of the world’s top …

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LONDON: Kiprotich a doubt, Cheptegei going for double

Kiprotich a doubt, Cheptegei going for double Kampala, Uganda| THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | Former World and Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich is battling to be fit in time for the London World Athletics Championship. A Ugandan athletics official confirmed Kiprotich is a doubt, saying his preparations since his last race …

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‘Marked man’ Farah romps home at Prefontaine

Eugene, United States | AFP |  Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah fired a warning shot to his rivals with the fastest time of the year after powering to victory in the 5,000m at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday. The British long distance king, racing in a track …

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