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Jacob Kiplimo breaks half marathon world record

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jacob Kiplimo set a new world record to win the Lisbon Half Marathon on Sunday, 21 November 2021. Uganda’s Olympic 10,000m bronze medalist clocked 57:31, breaking Kibiwott Kandie’s mark from Valencia last December by just one second. Kiplimo is the reigning half marathon world champion …

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Jacob Kiplimo qualifies for 5000m race at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s long-distance runner Jacob Kiplimo has qualified for the 5000m race at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics scheduled for next month. The Ugandan star qualified after scooping the 5000m race at the Spitzen Leichtathletik Stadion Allmend in Luzern, Switzerland beating Kenya’s Daniel Simiyu. Kiplimo ran for …

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Jacob Kiplimo wins 10,000m race at golden spike event

Kampala , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s long-distance runner Jacob Kiplimo has today scooped the 10,000m race at Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic The 20-year-old posted a Personal Best of 26:33:93 to beat his closest competitor Birhanu Balew of Bahrain who came second clocking 27:07:49 and Italian LLiass …

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Kiplimo to join Cheptegei for golden spike event in Ostrava

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  World Half Marathon champion Jacob Kiplimo has entered the Golden Spike event slated for May 19th in Ostrava in the Czech Republic. Kiplimo joins another Uganda star runner and world 5,000 and 10,000m record holder Joshua Cheptegei who will run in the 3,000m race. Kiplimo …

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