Jacob Kiplimo Gold Medal makes Uganda proud.

Thanks to 16 yr old Kiplimo, Uganda got her only gold and first gold at a world cross country at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017.

Kiplimo competed in the Men’s U20 race covering the 8km course in 22:40 which put an end to the Eritrean and Kenyan dominance of the race.

Other medals
– Bronze – 2016 U-20 Championships – Poland
– winner of the 2015 National Mountain race Kapchorwa – Uganda

Kiplimo participated in the 2016 Rio Games where he was the youngest runner. He trains in Kapchorwa and Italy with the Tuscany Athletics Club.