Jacob Kiplimo won World Athletics Half Marathon Championship 2020 in Gdynia, Poland to secure the first ever Gold Medal for Uganda in such an event.

The 19 years old Kiplimo ran the total distance of 21.0975 km in 58 minutes and 49 seconds. With his best performance, Kiplimo has also set a national record for Uganda.

The race was originally planned for 29th March 2020 but was rescheduled due to the corona pandemic.

The results are appended below:

PosBibAthleteCountryMark
1447Jacob KiplimoUGA58:49 Cr
2400Kibiwott KandieKEN58:54
3361Amedework WalelegnETH59:08 Pb
4444Joshua CheptegeiUGA59:21 Pb
5356Andamlak BelihuETH59:32 Sb
6398Leonard BarsotonKEN59:34 Sb
7428Stephen MokokaRSA59:36 Nr
8362Morhad AmdouniFRA59:40 Nr
9401Benard KimeliKEN59:42 Sb
10357Leul GebresilaseETH59:45 Sb
11358Hailemaryam KirosETH1:00:01 Pb
12409Hamza SahliMAR1:00:04 Pb
13406Mohamed Reda El AarabyMAR1:00:17 Pb
14427Lesiba Precious MasheleRSA1:00:24 Pb
15408Mouhcine OutalhaMAR1:00:26 Pb
16446Victor KiplangatUGA1:00:29 Sb
17407Othmane El GoumriMAR1:00:30 Pb
18373Jake SmithGBR1:00:31 Pb
19448Stephen KissaUGA1:00:34
20449Bohdan-Ivan HorodyskyyUKR1:00:40 Nr
Courtesy World Athletics – Allsportspk

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