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Olympics: Kamworor Exit Leaves Uganda With 1-2 Possibility In 10,000m

Kenya's 10,000m runner Geoffrey Kamworor has pulled out of the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics games due to an ankle injury, widening Uganda's chance for two places at the podium. Kamworor, who won the Kenyan 10,000m trials in a time of 27:01.06 at Kasarani, has recently been fronted as the number...

Kiplimo Triumph At Campaccio Cross Country

Uganda's long distance runner Jacob Kiplimo won the 64th edition of the Campaccio in San Giorgio su Legnano, Italy on Sunday. The World Half Marathon champion crossed the finishing line at 29:07 to beat Ethiopia's Nibret Melak (29:10). In the same race, another Ugandan Oscar Chelimo came third when he...

Kiplimo To Renew Acquaintances With Kandie in UAE

Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo is braced with another battle against Kenyan Kibiwott Kandie at the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon. Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon is an annual half marathon held in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The event will welcome the world’s greatest professional runners to Al Marjan Island,...
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Kiplimo Braced For Valencia Half Marathon

Uganda’s long distance sensational, Jacob Kiplimo is set to compete in Valencia Half Marathon this weekend (December 6) with his major goal of running faster time than his previous World performance. Kiplimo in October won the World Half Marathon clocking 58:49 in Gdynia, Poland. However, athletics pundits predict new World...
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Jacob Kiplimo Wins World Half Marathon In Poland

Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo has won the 2020 World Half Marathon in Gdynia, Poland. The teenager finished in a time of 58:49 but debuting pre race favourite and compatriot Joshua Cheptegei finished fourth, just outside the medal bracket. Kiplimo sets the new Championship record which was held by Geoffrey Kamworor who...

Kiplimo Listed For Half Marathon In Valencia

Uganda's long distance runner is braced for the Valencia Half Marathon Elite Edition set for December 6, 2020. The runner has been listed in the start list for an event that will be held without overlapping on the course with the full marathon on the same day. Kiplimo will be...
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Jacob Kiplimo Wins 5000m in Ostrava After Two-Year Absence

Uganda's long distance runner Jacob Kiplimo has defied odds to win the 5000m race at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Kiplimo, 19-year old, outpaced favourite Seleman Barega of Ethiopia to win after finishing at 12:48.63 on his return to track. Barega finished third with 12:49.08 while Italy's...

Government Clears Two Athletes To Compete In Czech Republic

The Government has cleared two athletes, Winnie Nanyondo and Jacob Kiplimo to travel to Ostrava, Czech Republic. The two will compete at the 59th edition of the Golden Spike in Ostrava on Tuesday, September 8. Golden Spike is an annual athletics event at the Mestsky Stadium in Ostrava, Czech Republic...
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