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Kiplimo, Cheptegei and Chelimo Qualify For 2020 Tokyo Olympics Men’s 5000 Meters Finals

Uganda’s athletes set to be on the starting line of the Men’s 5000m final for the Friday event on August 6 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Oscar Chelimo, Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo have qualified for the medal event after the race today.

Chelimo recorded pace of 13:39.07 to finished fourth in the Heat 1 series. Kiplimo and Cheptegei finished 4th and 5th respectively in a fast-paced Heat 2 series.

The Ugandan athletes now qualify for the Friday Medal event.

Congratulations !!!

 

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