Joshua Cheptegei

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei sets new 5000m world record

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei sets new 5000m world record

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei set a stunning new 5000m world record at the season-opening Monaco Diamond League meet on Friday. The world 10,000m champion clocked 12min 35.36sec at the Stade Louis II to shatter Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele’s previous best of 12:37.35, set in 2004. “I’ve tried to improve on my speed,” smiled Cheptegei when asked what […]