athletics Joshua Cheptegei named Uganda’s best Sports personality of the year

Joshua Cheptegei

Long-distance runner Joshua Cheptegei claimed the best Sports personality of the year award in Uganda during the Uganda Sports Press Association (2020 USPA Awards ) held in Kampala on Wednesday.

Joshua Cheptegei, has had an outstanding 2020 year as he becomes the tenth man in history to hold the 5,000 m and 10,000 m world records concurrently in 2020. This after being the 2019 10,000m World champion in 2019.

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It’s then deservedly that the 24-year-old athlete clinches the 2020 UPSA Best Sports Personality Award. As he was absent, the trophy was introduced by Ugandan Athletics Federation president Dominic Otuchet.

Dominic Otuchet with the award of Joshua Cheptegei.
Dominic Otuchet with the award of Joshua Cheptegei.

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