Joshua CHEPTEGEI

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Uganda Uganda
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    12 SEP 1996
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14645612
  • ROAD RACE LABEL STATUS
    2020 Platinum
Joshua Cheptegei wins the 10,000m title at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 10,000m 1 1407
Men's 5000m 3 1374
Men's Overall Ranking 12 1455
Men's Road Running 1 1300

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 10,000m 1 for 49 weeks
Men's 5000m 2 for 5 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 12 for 17 weeks
Men's Road Running 1 for 18 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:37.82 Nijmegen (NED) 18 MAY 2016 1136
3000 Metres 7:33.26 Bislett Stadion, Oslo (NOR) 13 JUN 2019 1218
Two Miles 8:07.54 Cobb Track and Angell Field, Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019 NBP 1223
5000 Metres 12:57.41 Zürich (SUI) 29 AUG 2019 1219
10,000 Metres 26:48.36 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 06 OCT 2019 1245
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:43.21 Kampala (UGA) 20 JUL 2013 1065
5 Kilometres 12:51 Monaco (MON) 16 FEB 2020 WR, AR, NR 1264
10 Kilometres 26:38 Valencia (ESP) 01 DEC 2019 NR 1272
15 Kilometres 41:05 Nijmegen (NED) 18 NOV 2018 WBP, ABP 1248
10 Miles Road 45:15 Amsterdam (NED) 23 SEP 2018 1190

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
5 Kilometres 12:51 Monaco (MON) 16 FEB 2020 WR, AR, NR 1264

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
2019 7:33.26 Bislett Stadion, Oslo (NOR) 13 JUN 2019
2018 7:49.48 Pretoria (RSA) 08 MAR 2018
2017 7:34.96 Stade Charléty, Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2019 8:07.54 Cobb Track and Angell Field, Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 12:57.41 Zürich (SUI) 29 AUG 2019
2018 13:50.83 Gold Coast (AUS) 08 APR 2018
2017 12:59.83 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 06 JUL 2017
2016 13:00.60 SS, Shanghai (CHN) 14 MAY 2016
2015 13:28.50 Kampala (UGA) 17 JUL 2015
2014 13:32.84 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 25 JUL 2014

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2020 12:51 Monaco (MON) 16 FEB 2020
2016 13:24 Carlsbad, CA (USA) 03 APR 2016

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 26:48.36 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 06 OCT 2019
2018 27:19.62 Gold Coast (AUS) 13 APR 2018
2017 26:49.94 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 04 AUG 2017
2016 27:10.06 Estádio Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 13 AUG 2016
2015 27:27.57 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 29 MAY 2015
2014 27:56.26 Leiden (NED) 14 JUN 2014

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2019 26:38 Valencia (ESP) 01 DEC 2019
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

Outdoor

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2013 8:43.21 Kampala (UGA) 20 JUL 2013

Honours - Olympic Games

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

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 26:48.36 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 06 OCT 2019
2. 10,000 Metres 26:49.94 Olympic Stadium, 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 Qingzhen, Guiyang (CHN) 28 MAR 2015

Honours - World U20 Championships

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

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 12:57.41 Zürich (SUI) 29 AUG 2019
1. Two Miles 8:07.54 Cobb Track and Angell Field, Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019

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:

5 Kilometres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
16 FEB 2020 5 km Herculis, Monaco MONMON E F 1. 12:51