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Cheptegei Breaks 5km World File

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei celebrates after profitable the Males’s 10,000m last on the 2019 IAAF Athletics World Championships on the Khalifa Worldwide stadium in Doha on October 6, 2019.
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Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei lowered the 5km world file on Sunday with a time of 12 minutes 51 seconds. 

The 10,000m world champion made probably the most of good circumstances within the second version of this race to enhance on Kenyan Rhonex Kipruto’s earlier better of 13min 18sec final month in Valencia.

Cheptegei took 10,000m gold on the world championships in Doha final October, with Kipruto in bronze.

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