Cheptegei on Winning Gold Medal at Common Wealth Games

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Joshua Cheptegei executed a tactical race in the men’s 5000m final to win gold and Uganda’s first medal at the 2018 common wealth games in Gold Coast, Australia. Cheptegei, a pre-race favorite, crossed the finishing line in 13:50.83 minutes. The 21-year-old athlete born in the remote village of Kapsewui in Kapchorwa district did well to put Uganda on the medals table.