CHAMPION! Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei wins gold


SPORT– Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei has won gold in the 10,000 meter race at the World Athletics Championship held in Oregon, USA with a time of 27.27.43.

Cheptegei took gold with an outrageous final kick in the last lap of the fast race.

Another Ugandan Jacob Kiplimo settled for bronze, out-sprinting Ethiopian Barega in the last 50 metres.

This is Uganda’s first two medals at the 2022 World Athletics Championships.

Stephen Kissa set the early pace for the rest of the field before paving way for the Cheptegei to take over.