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Another good day for Uganda as Kiplimo brings home Gold

ITALY- Jacob Kiplimo fresh from setting a new meet record at the 59th Ostrava Golden Spike in the Czech Republic last week, the Ugandan has again shined at the 3000m men’s race at the Wanda Diamond League in Rome, Italy.

Kiplimo clocked 7:26.64 to beat Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen in an event at Stadio Olympico in Rome on Thursday evening. In winning the event, Kiplimo also bettered his previously personal best of 7:43.73 he set up in Doha in 2017.

In the process, Kiplimo also beat the National record previously held by Moses Kipsiro at a time of 7:30.95.

Pre-race favourite Ingebrigtsen finished second with a time of 7:27.05 while Australia’s Stewart McSweyn took third place.


Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija is a Seasoned Journalist. He has an experience of Field and Community reporting for over 20 years. He started his career at Daily Monitor in the 1990s and is known for breaking major stories that remain topical issues today like the Bwindi Massacre and Kibwetere Inferno. He also worked at New Vision before concentrating on Digital Media. He has worked as reporter and news editor for a number of Media Organisations. Baraire is a family man, practicing farmer, and public speaker, is passionate about community Journalism. He is currently a Co-Editor at the Informer Ug an Online Publication in Western Uganda. Patson is widely traveled in East and Central Africa where he has attended several media training and Election Monitoring. He is passionate about Environmental Issues and Health Reporting.


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