KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) --
Uganda’s star runner Joshua Cheptegei
targeted 5,000m race of the IAAF Diamond League,
Uganda’s top official said. on Friday.
stop of the Diamond League will kick off on May 4th.
Otuchet, President of the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF),
said, “He will focus a lot on the Diamond League races
the world 10,000m silver medalist last weekend, won the
2018 Cross Internacional de Italica in Seville, Spain.
He will also make Uganda’s team for the 2018 Gold Coast
Commonwealth Games where he is expected to feature in
both the 10,000m and 5,000m races.
“The race in
Spain last week was a good test of speed for me and my
target is to perform well in Australia during the
Commonwealth Games and later take good form to the Doha
Diamond League,” Cheptegei said.