Cheptegei strikes gold in men’s 5,000m

Uganda’s long distance runner Joshua Cheptegei (L) extended Uganda’s medal tally at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to four after winning gold, August 6. 

A blistering finish from the now double Olympic medalist and world record holder in the event saw him bolt to the finish line ahead of all his fellow Ugandan compatriots, Jacob Kiplimo and Oscar Chelimo.

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