World Athletics Championships 2022 - Joshua Cheptegei Leads Uganda Athletics Team

Joshua Cheptegei Runs 10km World Lead In Cannes

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei has run a 10km world lead time in 26:49 in Cannes, France.

The double Olympic champion Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda won the Cannes 10k road race on Sunday, 6th March 2022 with a new World-leading and French all-comers record.

Cheptegei, who won an Olympic 5,000m gold and a 10,000m in Tokyo last summer, took the victory at Cannes 10Km in 26 minutes and 49 seconds in France.

Joshua Cheptegei:Ā “Happy to see where I stand. It’s great to start my season with a World Lead. This gives me confidence for my track season.”

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and the marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple road and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support the race organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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