Joshua Cheptegei, the 5000m record holder came sixth at the Diamond League meeting in Florence on Thursday.
The 5000m race was worn by 20-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen from Norway. Jakob has set a European record of 12min 48.45sec making it the fastest run this year.
Cheptegie came sixth at 12:54.69sec.
Ugandans are happy that despite not wining, he has performed well. “He still has many chances to win,” said Joshua mugenyi.