athletics Jacob Kiplimo : Diamond League Record Over 3,000 m For Ugandan

Another record broken this Thursday at the Rome Diamond League Meeting. Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo set a record over 3,000 meters.

With a time of 7:26.64, Kiplimo took the lead over Norway’s Jakob Ingebritsen (7:27.05). The latter set a national record over the distance. Australian Stewart McSweyn climbed onto the podium with (7’28 02).

For Kiplimo, 19 years old, it was a personal and also Ugandan record over the distance. It is also the fastest time record on 3000 m since 2007.

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