Sikubwabo takes on world’s best in Canada

World Youth Championship Today, 4pm 5000m final RWANDA’S Yves Sikubwabo will be on the 5000m track this afternoon as the IAAF World Junior Championship at Moncton, Canada continues.

World Youth Championship

Today, 4pm

5000m final

RWANDA’S Yves Sikubwabo will be on the 5000m track this afternoon as the IAAF World Junior Championship at Moncton, Canada continues.

The 17-year old athlete is making his debut on the world stage and will among others compete with the likes of David Kiprotic Bett of Kenya (13:20.63), Ethiopia’s Belete Assefa (13:18.40) and Uganda’s Moses Kibet who has run 13:21.81 this year.

The teenager is using the championship to prepare for next month’s Singapore Youth Olympic Games set for August 14-26.

Other athletes in the fray include Kenya’s John Kipkoech (13:35.06), Japan’s Akinobu Murasawa (13:38.68), Uganda’s Joseph Chebet (13:52.09) and Morocco’s Hicham Sigueni (13:47.47).

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