Jacob Kiplimo – The Winner of The U20 Race – Is A Name You May Want To Remember

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By LetsRun.com
March 25, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda — The highlight of the day for the wild Ugandan fans was Jacob Kiplimo’s dominant win the U20 boys race. Kiplimo already had made a name for himself – at least on LetsRun.com – last summer when he ran 27:26 to nab the bronze in the World-U20 10,000 at the alleged age of just 15 years.

People may want to doubt his age but there is no doubting his talent. 

MB: 15 yr old just ran a 27:26 10K at the World Junior Championships!

Here are some videos of the Uganda crowd going wild as Kiplimo pulled away for victory.

U20 Top Men’s Results (Full here)

1 Jacob KIPLIMOUGAUGA22:40 
2 Amdework WALELEGNETHETH22:43 
3 Richard Yator KIMUNYANKENKEN22:52 
4 Betesfa GETAHUNETHETH22:58 
5 Selemon BAREGAETHETH23:03 
6 Tefera MOSISAETHETH23:04 
7 Amos KIRUIKENKEN23:04 
8 Edwin Kiplangat BETTKENKEN23:10 
9 Yemane HAILESELASSIEERIERI23:18 
10 Wesley LEDAMAKENKEN23:25

 


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