• Cheptegei runs road 10km World Lead in Cannes

Posted by: Watch Athletics

Double Olympic champion Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda won the Cannes 10k road race on Sunday (6) with a new World-leading and French all-comers record. 

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

Joshua Cheptegei: "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."

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