Uganda's Cheptegei Wins Gold at Commonwealth Games
A year ago Joshua Cheptegei was a broken man. He made headlines during the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala by collapsing in the last lap, causing a wave of jokes on social media. But after securing his first Commonwealth Games gold in the 5000m, Cheptegei is enjoying a very hearty last laugh, writes the Daily Monitor's Mark Namanya.
Monitor, 9 April 2018
The Kapchorwa-based long distance runner captured Uganda's 50th ever medal at the Games after destroying the field to win the 5000m race on a glorious afternoon at the Carrara… Read more »
Uganda: Cheptegei Wins Gold
Independent (Kampala), 8 April 2018
Uganda's long distance ace Joshua Cheptegei has won the 5000m gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Read more »
Joshua Cheptegei after his 5 000m victory at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Independent (Kampala), 20 November 2017
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei continued his rise in long distance athletics by running the world's second fastest 15k race ever at the Seven Hills Race Zevenheuvelenloop in Nijmegen,… Read more »
Nation, 29 March 2017
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei, who grabbed the headlines during the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala, has declared that he is fit and ready to compete again. Read more »
Uganda: Cheptegei in Shock Collapse
Monitor, 27 March 2017
Going by his form, Joshua Cheptegei was Uganda's favourite for an individual medal ahead of yesterday's IAAF World Cross-country Championships. Read more »
As Team Uganda returned from the London World Championships, Uganda's sole medallist Joshua Cheptegei had one thing to say: "I request the government to put more funding in ... Read more »