Jacob KIPLIMO

Jacob KIPLIMO - Uganda - Two Gold medals at 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 02 August 2022

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Tuesday, 14 November 2000
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Bukwo District, Uganda.
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Jacob KIPLIMO - Uganda - Two Gold medals at 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo crosses the finish line to win the men's

10,000m at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, in a new Games

record time. He beat Joshua Cheptegei's 2018 record by ten seconds.

Four days later Jacob won the 5,000m (just) asee below.

 

2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham.

Final men's 10,000m.


 1.  
 Jacob Kiplimo  (UGA) 27:09.19  GR, SB


 2.  Daniel Ebenyo (KEN) 27:11.26  PB


 3.  Kibiwott Kandie (KEN) 27:20.34  PB



 4.  Edward Zakayo (KEN) 27:39.03



 5.  Adriaan Wildschutt 
(RSA) 27:41.04



 6.  Ky Robinson (AUS) 27:44.33  PB



 7.  Andrew Butchart (SCO) 27:53.57



 8.  Tiophil Panga (TAN) 28:13.87  PB




Final men's 5,000m


 1.  
 Jacob Kiplimo      (UGA)    13:08.08  SB



 2.  Nicholas Kimeli   (KEN) 13:08.19



 3.  Jacob Krop   (KEN) 13:08.48



 4.  Marc Scott   (ENG) 13:19.64  SB



 5.  Yves Nimubona   (RWA) 13:20.20



 6.   Geordie Beamish   (NZL) 13:21.71



 7.   Patrick Dever   (ENG) 13:22.10



   





 

Jacob Kiplimo follows Kenya's Jacob Krop during the final of the men's 5,000 metres.

Krop win the silver medal at the World Championships two weeks earlier.


2022 World Athletics Championships. Oregon U.S.A.

Final men's 10,000m.


1. 
Joshua Cheptegei    Uganda (UGA)   27:27.43   SB



2.
Stanley Mburu Kenya (KEN) 27:27.90 SB



3.
Jacob Kiplimo Uganda (UGA) 27:27.97 SB



4.
Grant Fisher United States (USA)   27:28.14



5.
Selemon Barega Ethiopia (ETH) 27:28.39



6.
Mohamed Ahmed Canada (CAN) 27:30.27




7.
Berihu Aregawi Ethiopia (ETH) 27:31.00



8.
Daniel Mateiko Kenya (KEN) 27:33.57 SB



 

In November 2021 in Lisbon Jacob Kiplimo set a new world record for the

half marathon of 57.31, bettering the previous world record by

one second. That record, set in December 2020, was held by   

Kibiwott Kandie