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.

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U20 Top Men’s Results (Full here)

1   Jacob KIPLIMO UGAUGA 22:40  
2   Amdework WALELEGN ETHETH 22:43  
3   Richard Yator KIMUNYAN KENKEN 22:52  
4   Betesfa GETAHUN ETHETH 22:58  
5   Selemon BAREGA ETHETH 23:03  
6   Tefera MOSISA ETHETH 23:04  
7   Amos KIRUI KENKEN 23:04  
8   Edwin Kiplangat BETT KENKEN 23:10  
9   Yemane HAILESELASSIE ERIERI 23:18  
10   Wesley LEDAMA KENKEN 23:25

 


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