Chemutai wins Uganda’s second silver medal

Chemutai wins Uganda's second silver medal
Peruth Chemutai

Up-coming star Peruth Chemutai has won a second silver medal for Uganda at the on-going 2018 IAAF World U20 Championship in Tampere, Finland.

Chemutai recorded a time of 9:18.87 in the 3000m steeplechase finals at the Ratina Stadium on Friday evening.

Kenya’s Celliphine Chepteek Chespol finished first with a time of 9:12.78, while Bahrain’s Winfred Mutile Yavi was third.
Jacob Kiplimo won Uganda’s first silver medal in the 10,000m final on Tuesday.

“We are still expecting more honors during the remaining two days of the Championship,” said the President of the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF), Dominic Otuchet on Saturday morning.

Kenya currently top the medal table standing with four gold medals and and one bronze. Uganda is placed 17thwith two silvers.

Uganda has fielded 11 athletes at the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championship that started on July 10th and ends on July 15th.