Joshua Cheptegei

1996 - Today

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Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (born 12 September 1996) is a Ugandan long-distance runner and 2019 world champion in the 10,000 m. He is the tenth man in history to hold the 5,000 m and 10,000 m world records concurrently, both set in 2020. In 2017, he became the silver medalist in the 10,000 metres event at the World Championship in London. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joshua Cheptegei has received more than 249,767 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Joshua Cheptegei is the 1,747th most popular athlete, the 27th most popular biography from Uganda and the 3rd most popular Ugandan Athlete.

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Among athletes, Joshua Cheptegei ranks 1,747 out of 3,055Before him are Paquillo Fernández, Chang Hye-jin, Eskild Ebbesen, Viktor Ruban, Giovanni Pellielo, and Nicoleta Grasu. After him are Andrew Hoy, Olena Krasovska, Jemima Sumgong, Arsi Harju, Josia Thugwane, and Ondřej Moravec.

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Among people born in 1996, Joshua Cheptegei ranks 182Before him are Christian Coleman, Ryoyu Kobayashi, Sonita Alizadeh, Harry Winks, Stefanie Scott, and Lele Pons. After him are Kostas Tsimikas, Donovan Mitchell, Wilfred Ndidi, Chung Hyeon, Miki Núñez, and Devin Booker.

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In Uganda

Among people born in Uganda, Joshua Cheptegei ranks 27 out of 35Before him are Florence Kasumba (1976), Pione Sisto (1995), Amama Mbabazi (1949), David Kato (1964), Irshad Manji (1968), and Stephen Kiprotich (1989). After him are Ibrahim Sekagya (1980), Davis Kamoga (1968), Savio Nsereko (1989), Phiona Mutesi (1996), Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet (1984), and Halimah Nakaayi (1994).

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), Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet (1984), Halimah Nakaayi (1994), Dorcus Inzikuru (1982), and Solomon Mutai (1992).