Joshua Cheptegei Age, Height, Nationality, Girlfriend: How Old? 2019

Joshua Cheptegei: 10 Facts on Long-distance Runner

Joshua Cheptegei: 10 Facts on Long-distance Runner

Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei a.k.a Joshua Cheptegei is a professional long distance runner. He holds the world record in the 5,000 m and 10,00o m races. Born in Kapchorwa District in Uganda, Joshua Cheptegei was interested in sports from a young age. During his primary school, he played football, long jump, and triple jump. 

He later shifted his focus to long distance running. He began as a professional long-distance runner in 2016. At the 2017 World Championships held in London, Joshua won the silver medal in the 10,000 m race.

Name Joshua Cheptegei
Birthday 12 September 1996
Age 24 years old
Gender Male
Height 5 feet 6 inch
Weight 52 kg
Nationality Ugandan
Profession Athlete
Instagram joshuacheptegei
Twitter @joshuacheptege1

Find out some lesser-known facts about Joshua Cheptegei here.

10 Facts on Joshua Cheptegei

  1. Joshua Cheptegei is a professional long-distance runner from Uganda. He is a world record holder in 5,000 m and 10,000 m races. 
  2. Chepegei began his professional career in 2016. The next year, he won a silver medal at the World Championships which was held in London, the United Kingdom.
  3. He is also employed at Uganda National Police.
  4. Born in Kapchorwa District in Uganda, Joshua holds Ugandan nationality
  5. Though he has a Wikipedia page, the detail of his family members; father, mother, and siblings are not public yet.
  6. He was born on 12 September 1996. So, his age is 24 years old.
  7. Just at the age of 24, Joshua has achieved a lot as a professional long-distance runner. He has won six golds. His first gold medal came in the 2014 World Junior Championships.
  8. As a professional long-distance runner, Joshua must have earned good money. The detail of his career earnings and net worth are under review.
  9. As of 2020, Joshua Cheptegei is single. So, he does not have a girlfriend, to begin with. Also, he has never been married.
  10. Joshua is active on social media like Twitter and Instagram. You can find him on Instagram as @joshuacheptegei.

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