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Ugandan Kiplimo, 17, wins World cross-country gold

Becomes first Ugandan to bag a gold medal in the competitions

Ugandan youngstar Jacob Kiplimo treated  the home crowd by winning the first ever Ugandan to win a Gold medal in IAAF world cross country athletics that took place yesterday at Kololo Airstrip that saw 59 countries from all over the world compete for medals.
At the age of 17, Kiplimo managed to beat other athletes in the men’s 8km under-20 race with a time of 22:40 to become the first Ugandan to win a world cross-country gold.

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