Joshua Cheptegei sets 5km road world record in Monaco

Uganda's world 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei created history by setting a 5km road world record in Monaco.
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Updated: Feb 17,2020 12:52:29 pm

Joshua Cheptegei sets 5km road world record in Monaco

17 February 2020 Current Affairs:Uganda's world 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei created history by setting a 5km road world record in Monaco. He ran 12 minutes 51 seconds and smashed the previous record, set by Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto by clocking 13:22.
Jimmy Gressier of France finished second in Monaco with a European record. He clocked 13:18. Also, Britain's Nick Goolab finished third in a new British record of 13:27.

Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei:
Ugandan long-distance runner Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei won silver in the 10000 m run at the 2017 World championship in London. In 2018, he also set a world record for the 15 km road race. In 2019, he became the World Cross Country champion.
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