Golden boy Joshua Cheptegei Does it Again


WINNERS: Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo and Joshua Cheptegei held the flag high with wins in their categories

Tokyo – Uganda’s long-distance runner Joshua Cheptegei (L) extended Ulnation’s medal tally at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to four after winning gold on August 6.

A blistering finish from the now double Olympic medalist and world record holder in the event saw him bolt to the finish line ahead of all his Ugandan compatriots, Jacob Kiplimo and Oscar Chelimo.

Cheptegei who clocked 12:58.15 beat second placed Canadian Mohammed Ahmed who posted 12:58.61.

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