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Who is Joshua Cheptegei? See His Full Updated Biography and Net Worth

Joshua Kipurui Cheptegei hails from Eastern Uganda, Kapchorwa district he is a Ugandan  athlete born on 12 September 1996 is one of the Ugandan long-distance runner winning gold medals back to back and we are pleased to tell you about his full updated biography and net worth.

Times Uganda however,  takes a look at the most Ugandan decorated athlete’s life and lifestyle as he made a remarkable record in 2017 when he became the silver medalist in the 10,000 metres run at the World Championship in London.

As well In 2018, he set yet again another undisputed world record for the 15 km road race and became the cross country world champion in 2019 in Doha when he equally won a gold medal. The most decorated athlete yet again evolved in August 2020, at a road race in Monaco.

Joshua Cheptegei broke and set a new world road 5 km record of 12:51, breaking through the event’s 13-minute barrier, taking 9 seconds from the previous best time of 13:00, set by Kenya’s Sammy Kipketer in 2000.

Cheptegei however claimed the best ever spot in 2020, at the Monaco Diamond League meet, he set a new 5000 metres world record of 12:35.36, breaking Kenenisa Bekele’s 16-year-old world record of 12:37.35 set in Hengelo.

He again broke another record in Valencia on the 7th of October 2020 by breaking a 15 year standing record. And he is currently the 10,000m men’s record holder at 26:11:02.


His relationship stand is still private to him.


Athletics Competitor Joshua Cheptegei net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Joshua Cheptegei net worth after winning gold and achieving a lot from athletics? well, his worth is estimated at $2 to $4 million dollars as of 2020 that completes his biography.

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