Participants

Jacob KIPLIMO

Jacob KIPLIMO
    Athletics
Birth Date:  14 Nov 2000
Place of Birth:  KWEEN
Country of birth:  UGA
Age:  17
Gender:   Men

Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's 10,000m 4

Jacob KIPLIMO - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 21:10
Gold Medal Event Men's 10,000m Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 5000m 11r1h1 13:30.40

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's 5000m 9r1h1 13:30.92

Coach

PERSONAL: Guisseppe GAMBRONE (ITA) (monitor.co.ug, 10 Aug 2016)


Sporting relatives

Has three stepbrothers who are national standard athletes: Robert CHEMONGES, Martin KIPLAGAT and Victor KIPLAGAT. (monitor.co.ug, 10 Aug 2016)


Additional information

ROAD WORK
Had a typical East African grounding in the sport, running 4km to and from school every day. (eagle.co.ug, 21 Jul 2016)


EARLY PROMISE
Won a bronze medal in the 10,000m at the 2016 World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. (eagle.co.ug, 21 Jul 2016)


HISTORIC 
First Ugandan to win a World Cross-Country Championships gold medal, in the U20 race in Kampala in 2017. (iaaf.org, 26 Mar 2017)


YOUNG OLYMPIAN
Youngest-ever Ugandan to appear at an Olympics, at Rio 2016 in the 5000m, at just 15 years old. (eagle.co.ug, 21 Jul 2016)


ITALIAN CONNECTION
When not in school, spends much of his time based in Italy, training out of Tuscany Athletics Club. (nation.co.ke, 27 Mar 2017)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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