The 23 year old aptly named Victor Kiplangat of Uganda 2022 commonwealth games medalist has caught sight of an Olympic gold medal in Paris next year after
winning the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships in the Hungarian capital of Budapest on Sunday with a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes, 53 seconds, as Maru Teferi of Israel finished with silver.
By Nassali Saidat …….
“This has been my dream and it has come true at last.”
“Last year I was common wealth game’s champion and that made me think this year I must become world champion. Now my prayers have been answered and hopefully next year in Paris I will become Olympic Champion too.” Kiplangat said.
The nineteenth edition of the world Athletics championships were held from 19th to 27th August 2023 at the National Athletics center in Budapest,Hungary which was specifically constructed for this event.