Joshua CHEPTEGEI

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Uganda Uganda
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    12 SEP 1996
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    292450
Joshua Cheptegei wins the 10,000m at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 10,000m 1 1287
Men's Overall Ranking 174 1287

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 10,000m 1 for 2 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 44 for 3 weeks
Men's Road Running 13 for 2 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:37.82 Nijmegen (NED) 18 MAY 2016 1136
3000 Metres 7:34.96 Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017 1208
5000 Metres 12:59.83 Lausanne (SUI) 06 JUL 2017 1210
10,000 Metres 26:49.94 London (GBR) 04 AUG 2017 1242
5 Kilometres 13:24 Carlsbad, CA (USA) 03 APR 2016 1143
10 Kilometres 27:16 Durban (RSA) 14 OCT 2018 1211
15 Kilometres 41:05 Nijmegen (NED) 18 NOV 2018 1248
10 Miles Road 45:15 Amsterdam (NED) 23 SEP 2018 1190

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 3:41.04 Johannesburg (RSA) 01 MAR 2018
2016 3:37.82 Nijmegen (NED) 18 MAY 2016

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 7:49.48 Pretoria (RSA) 08 MAR 2018
2017 7:34.96 Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 13:50.83 Gold Coast (AUS) 08 APR 2018
2017 12:59.83 Lausanne (SUI) 06 JUL 2017
2016 13:00.60 Shanghai (CHN) 14 MAY 2016
2015 13:28.50 Kampala (UGA) 17 JUL 2015
2014 13:32.84 Eugene, OR (USA) 25 JUL 2014

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2016 13:24 Carlsbad, CA (USA) 03 APR 2016

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 27:19.62 Gold Coast (AUS) 13 APR 2018
2017 26:49.94 London (GBR) 04 AUG 2017
2016 27:10.06 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 13 AUG 2016
2015 27:27.57 Eugene, OR (USA) 29 MAY 2015
2014 27:56.26 Leiden (NED) 14 JUN 2014

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2018 27:16 Durban (RSA) 14 OCT 2018
2017 27:29 Durban (RSA) 08 OCT 2017
2016 27:46 Laredo (ESP) 20 MAR 2016
2015 27:50 Berlin (GER) 11 OCT 2015
2014 28:24 Bangalore (IND) 18 MAY 2014

Outdoor

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2018 41:05 Nijmegen (NED) 18 NOV 2018
2017 41:16 Nijmegen (NED) 19 NOV 2017
2016 42:08 Nijmegen (NED) 13 NOV 2016
2015 42:39 Nijmegen (NED) 15 NOV 2015

Outdoor

10 Miles Road

Performance Place Date
2018 45:15 Amsterdam (NED) 23 SEP 2018
2016 45:38 Amsterdam (NED) 18 SEP 2016
2014 47:33 Amsterdam (NED) 21 SEP 2014

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. 10,000 Metres 27:10.06 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 13 AUG 2016
8. 5000 Metres 13:09.17 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 20 AUG 2016

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 10,000 Metres 26:49.94 London (GBR) 04 AUG 2017

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Senior Race 31:40 Aarhus (DEN) 30 MAR 2019
11. U20 Race 24:11 Guiyang (CHN) 28 MAR 2015

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 28:32.86 Eugene, OR (USA) 22 JUL 2014
4. 5000 Metres 13:32.84 Eugene, OR (USA) 25 JUL 2014

Honours - Commonwealth Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 27:19.62 Gold Coast (AUS) 13 APR 2018
1. 5000 Metres 13:50.83 Gold Coast (AUS) 08 APR 2018

Honours - African U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 29:58.70 Addis Abeba (ETH) 06 MAR 2015
Results in:

Senior Race

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 MAR 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Aarhus DENDEN GW F1 1. 31:40