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Uganda’s Gold Medalist Cheptegei Given Heroic Welcome From Monaco

Uganda’s Gold Medalist Cheptegei Given Heroic Welcome From Monaco

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By Our Reporter Uganda’s celebrated athlete Joshua Cheptegei was given a heroic welcome following his return from Monaco, France, where he won a gold medal. Cheptegei, who set a new 5,000M World Record, was welcomed at Nairobi on Sunday morning Airport by a few of his family members, plus some officials from the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya. He is on his way back home after breaking the 5000m World Record in Monaco, France. Among the first people to congratulate Cheptegei was President Yoweri Museveni, who tweeted that; “Yoweri K Museveni @KagutaMuseveni Congratulations to @joshuacheptege1 who has set a new 5,000m world record at the #MonacoDL. You have brought honour, pride and joy to your country. Well done!” Joshua Cheptegei after arriving in Nairobi, Kenya ...