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Jacob Kiplimo wins 10,000m race at golden spike event

Uganda's marathon runner Jacob Kiplimo has today scooped the 10,000m race at Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic

The 20-year-old posted a Personal Best of 26:33:93 to beat his nearest rival Birhanu Balew of Bahrain who came next timing 27:07:49 and Italian LLiass Aouani who checked 27:45:81 in the third position. He anyway neglected to break his partner Joshua Cheptegei’s record of 26:11:02 set in Valencia, Spain a year ago.

This places Kiplimo in the seventh situation of the Fastest competitors in the 10000m race. Be that as it may, this likewise makes him the third Ugandan to dominate the race after Boniface Kiprop who dominated the race with an individual Best of 26:39.77 in Brussels in 2005 and Cheptegei.

In a similar course of action, the world half-long distance race champion has additionally hit his objective of getting the Olympic 10,000m capability characteristic of 27:28.00. Prior to this version, Kiplimo had keep going hustled the distance on the track in 2018, with his own best of 27:26.68 set while asserting the world U-20 bronze as a 15-year-old in 2016. Finally year’s Golden Spike Kiplimo won the 5000m in a PB of 12:48.63.

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