• Uganda´s Cheptegei Wins Men´s 10000m at World Junior Champs Opening Day

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Men´s 10000m was the last event at the opening day of the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon as Uganda´s  Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei took a confident win on Tuesday evening.

The 17 year old  World Junior season leader Cheptegei (27:56.26) clocked 59 seconds over the last 400m to win the race in  28:32.82. 

The final two spot on the podium went also to African nations as Kenya´s Elvis Kipchoge Cheboi and Nicholas Mboroto Kosimbei took second and third respectively.

Top 6 six places in the men´s 10000m were taken by African nations

Results Men´s 10000m Final

Courtesy: IAAF.ORG

Position
Athlete Nation
Mark
1 Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei UGA 28:32.86
2 Elvis Kipchoge Cheboi KEN 28:35.20
3 Nicholas Mboroto Kosimbei KEN 28:38.68
4 Afewerki Berhane ERI 28:45.83 PB
5 Abdallah Kibet Mande UGA 28:53.77
6 Yihunilign Adane ETH 28:54.84
7 Keisuke Nakatani JPN 29:11.40
8 Hazuma Hattori JPN 29:12.74
9 Robleh Djama Aden DJI 29:43.49 NJR
10 Carlos Mayo ESP 29:52.31 PB
11 Tae-Jin Kim KOR 29:53.93 PB
12 Bart Van Nunen NED 29:58.90
13 István Szögi HUN 30:15.93
14 Miguel marques POR 30:23.50 PB
15 Brendan Shearn USA 30:24.30
16 Andreas Jansson SWE 30:38.81
17 Junhaeng Jo KOR 30:43.11
18 Cheng-Hsun Ho TPE 30:48.86
19 Noah Schutte NED 31:00.94
20 Santiago Pardo ESP 31:04.13
21 Giulio Perpetuo ITA 31:04.48
22 Jakub Zemaník CZE 31:06.76
23 Márkos Goúrlias GRE 31:09.95
24 Jonathan Green USA 31:15.69
25 Onur Aras TUR 31:25.09
26 Mykola Nyzhnyk UKR 31:27.03
27 Djamal Mehbali ALG 31:29.21
28 Jesse Hooton CAN 31:38.78
29 Dominik Kubec CZE 31:47.15
30 Sandro Enriquez MEX 32:08.44
31 Kristian Tjørnhom NOR 32:08.79
32 Jhordan Alonso Ccope PER 32:11.42
33 Daniel Angoma PER 32:19.66
34 Omar Guerniche ITA 32:30.44
35 Lars Jonassen Føyen NOR 32:37.73

Saffet Elkatmis TUR DNF

Ahmed Slimane ALG DNF

Abdi Ibrahim Abdo BRN DNF

 

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