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Joshua Cheptegei

1996 - Today

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Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (born 12 September 1996) is a Ugandan long-distance runner. He is the reigning Olympic champion in the 5000 metres and silver medalist for the 10,000 metres, a two-time 10,000 m World champion from 2019 and 2022, World silver medallist from 2017, and the 2019 World Cross Country champion. Cheptegei won also gold medals for the 5000 m and 10,000 m at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joshua Cheptegei has received more than 515,712 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Joshua Cheptegei is the 2,060th most popular athlete (down from 1,746th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Uganda (down from 27th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Ugandan Athlete.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Joshua Cheptegei ranks 2,060 out of 3,059Before him are Patriz Ilg, Anna Biryukova, Daina Gudzinevičiūtė, Iouri Podladtchikov, Ilmārs Bricis, and Antje Harvey. After him are Ayumu Hirano, Mizuki Noguchi, Valeria Răcilă, Fatuma Roba, Paweł Fajdek, and Siegfried Wentz.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1996, Joshua Cheptegei ranks 160Before him are Mary Mouser, Álvaro Rico, Kateřina Siniaková, Matheus Pereira, Kendji Girac, and Antonio Sanabria. After him are Loïc Nottet, Ella Balinska, Lele Pons, Davinson Sánchez, Zakaria Bakkali, and Alex Iwobi.

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In Uganda

Among people born in Uganda, Joshua Cheptegei ranks 29 out of 44Before him are Amama Mbabazi (1949), Benedicto Kiwanuka (1922), Stephen Kiprotich (1989), Leo Rwabwogo (1949), Irshad Manji (1968), and Simon Kuper (1969). After him are David Kato (1964), Pione Sisto (1995), John Sentamu (1949), Ibrahim Sekagya (1980), Vanessa Nakate (1996), and Davis Kamoga (1968).

Among ATHLETES In Uganda

Among athletes born in Uganda, Joshua Cheptegei ranks 3Before him are John Akii-Bua (1949) and Stephen Kiprotich (1989). After him are Davis Kamoga (1968), Jacob Kiplimo (2000), Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet (1984), Halimah Nakaayi (1994), Solomon Mutai (1992), Peruth Chemutai (1999), and Dorcus Inzikuru (1982).

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