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Chesang breaks Inzikuru National record

Stella Chesang in action (Pic by Zimbio)

Two female Uganda runners; Stella Chesang and Sarah Chelangat qualified for the World Championships in Doha and 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan remarkable performance at the FBK (Fanny Blankers-Koen) Games in Hengelo, Netherlands.

Sarah Cherangat in action (Pic by Zimbio)

At the World championship and Olympics qualifier event, Chesang finished 8th to break the National record in the 5,000 metres. She finished with 15:00:72 breaking Dorcus Inzikuru’s 15:05:30 record.

In the same way, Chelangat finished 9th with 15:01:39 time.

Chesang, also 2018 Commonwealth Gold medalist is Uganda’s top hope in the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships due September 28-October 6 at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar.

The 2020 Summer Olympics commence on July 24 till August 9 in Tokyo, Japan.


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