Friday , February 23 2024
Home / Tag Archives: Kiplimo

Tag Archives: Kiplimo

Kiplimo off for Sunday’s Valencia Road Race

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | World cross country champion Jacob Kiplimo is set to compete in a 10 km Valencia Road race in Spain on January 14th, 2024. Kiplimo, who also holds the world record for the 21km and is a double Commonwealth Gold medalist, traveled Thursday and is expected to …

Read More »

Kiplimo out of World Championships due to hamstring injury

Kampala, Uganda | THE NDEPENDENT | Long distance runner Jacob Kiplimo is out of team Uganda for the 2023 World Athletics Championships following a hamstring injury. According to the letter seen by Uganda Radio Network on August 11th, from Uganda Athletics Federation and signed by their President, Dominic Otucet, Kiplimo sustained …

Read More »

Cheptegei, Kiplimo to battle at Lausanne Diamond League

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan long-distance runners Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo have confirmed their participation in the upcoming fifth Diamond League event, scheduled to take place in Lausanne, Switzerland, on June 30th, 2023. The duo has expressed their readiness to compete in the 5000-meter Diamond League race, …

Read More »

Kiplimo second after photo-finish in Oslo

Oslo, Norway | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan long-distance runner Jacob Kiplimo came second at the Oslo Diamond League on Thursday. The 2023 World Cross Country reigning Champion finished the race in a time of 12:41.73 microseconds. Kiplimo was narrowly outpaced by Ethiopia’s Yomiv Kajelcha, who crossed the finishing line in …

Read More »

Kiplimo skips Rome meet, now targeting Oslo Diamond League

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan long-distance ae Jacob Kiplimo has withdrawn from the Rome Diamond League, just two weeks before the race. Kiplimo says, he was not prepared for it, although his management had registered him for the event which is scheduled for June 2, 2023, in Italy. …

Read More »

Kiplimo, Cheptegei kings of New York City Half Marathon

1⃣ Jacob Kiplimo 1:01:31 🇺🇬 2⃣ Chepetegei 1:02:09 🇺🇬 3⃣ Zouhair Talbi 1:02:18 🇲🇦 Hellen Obiri, Jacob Kiplimo, Susannah Scaroni, and Jetze Plat Win 2023 United Airlines NYC Half Titles New York, US | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES  | Jacob Kiplimo maintained his supremacy in the half marathon event by adding the New York …

Read More »

Kiplimo, Cheptegei eye New York Half Marathon glory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two reigning Uganda long-distance runners have merged their training schedules ahead of the New York City half marathon. Jacob Kiplimo, the reigning World cross-country champion, and Joshua Cheptegei, who finished third at the just concluded cross-country championships in Bathurst, Australia, are jointly preparing for the …

Read More »

Kiplimo weathers Bathurst storm to claim WXC title

Uganda wins 4 medals, third in the world rankings  🔵 Uganda results summary 🇺🇬 🏃  ✳ Senior Mens Result (TEAM bronze medal 🥉) 1. Jacob Kiplimo 🇺🇬 🥇 29:17 2. Aregawi 🇪🇹 🥈 29:26 3. Joshua Cheptegei 🇺🇬 🥉 29:37 R KIBET 🇺🇬 15th 30:40 M KIPROTICH 🇺🇬 18th 30:56 I KIBET 🇺🇬 24th 31:12 S KIBET 🇺🇬 …

Read More »