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Jacob Kiplimo Wins Gold At World Cross Country Championships

Jacob Kiplimo has won Gold

Uganda Long-distance runner Jacob Kiplimo on Saturday won the Regional Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia.

The 2022 Commonwealth double Gold medalist, comfortably secured the 10km race victory in 29:17.02. He was followed by Aragawi Bet from Ethiopia who crossed the finishing line in 29:27.99 while Joshua Cheptegei came third in 29:38.01.

Kiplimo escaped at 9.5km to win gold for Uganda in the senior 10km men’s category at the world athletics event.

Meanwhile, Beatrice Chebet from Kenya won the senior women’s category after crossing the finishing line at 34:02.67.

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