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Report17 Oct 2020

Kiplimo makes history for Uganda at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

For the first time in the 28-year history of this event, a Ugandan athlete stood proud atop the podium, but it wasn’t the one most expected. In the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), it was Jacob Kiplimo and not Joshua Cheptegei who reigned supreme, the 19-year-old coming of age with his first global title at senior level.

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Previews14 Oct 2020

Cheptegei aims to end dream year on a high at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

When the gun sounds for the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), all eyes will be on an athlete who has never previously raced the 21.1km distance.

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News30 Sep 2020

Kipruto, Gidey, Kiplimo and Jepchirchir set to compete in Valencia

Along with its World Athletics Platinum Label marathon on 6 December, the Valencia Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP will also stage an elite half marathon on the same day, and both races have attracted some of the world’s best distance runners.

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News21 Sep 2020

Cheptegei and Kiplimo lead Ugandan team for World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

World 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei and world 3000m leader Jacob Kiplimo are among the athletes selected to represent Uganda at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on 17 October.

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Report17 Sep 2020

Duplantis scales 6.15m in Rome, world's highest ever outdoor vault

In the country where ‘Mondo’ means ‘world’, Swedish wunderkind Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis confirmed his status as the world’s greatest pole vaulter, jumping higher than anyone ever has in an outdoor stadium, 6.15m, at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday (17).

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Report08 Sep 2020

Kiplimo, Crouser, Kipyegon and Taylor impress in Ostrava

Impressive victories by Jacob Kiplimo, Ryan Crouser and Christian Taylor produced the key highlights at the Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Tuesday (8).

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Report16 Feb 2019

Kiplimo defeats Cheptegei at Ugandan Cross Country Championships

In their first ever clash on home soil, world U20 cross-country champion Jacob Kiplimo defeated world 10,000m silver medallist Joshua Cheptegei at the Ugandan Cross Country Championships in Tororo on Saturday (16).

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Report20 Jan 2019

Kiplimo and Chepkoech overwhelming winners in Seville

Uganda’s teen phenomenon Jacob Kiplimo and Kenya’s world steeplechase record holder Beatrice Chepkoech captured commanding victories at the Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce, near the Spanish city of Seville, the sixth leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series on Sunday (20).

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Report31 Dec 2018

Kiplimo clocks 26:41 over 10km in Madrid while Kosgei and Obiri crack 30

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo recorded the fastest 10km performance in history at the San Silvestre Vallecana in Madrid, winning the IAAF Silver Label road race in 26:41 on Monday (31).

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Report25 Nov 2018

Kiplimo's momentum continues in Alcobendas

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo and Kenya’s Eva Cherono took convincing victories at the 37th Cross Internacional de la Constitución in Alcobendas, Spain, on Sunday (25), the third stop of the 2018-19 IAAF Cross Country Permit series.

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Previews23 Nov 2018

Kiplimo and Kite poised to strike again in Alcobendas

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo and Eritrea’s Aron Kifle will be the star names at the 37th Cross Internacional de la Constitución, the third leg of the 2018/19 IAAF Cross Country Permit series, to be held in Alcobendas on the outskirts of Madrid on Sunday (25).

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Report18 Nov 2018

Kiplimo and Kite confirm supremacy in Soria

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo and Kenya’s Gloria Kite were commanding winners at the 25th Cross Internacional de Soria, the second leg of the 2018-19 IAAF Cross Country Permit series held in the outskirts of Soria on a cloudy but not especially cold Sunday (18).

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