Stella Chesang wins 10,000 metres gold at Commonwealth

Grace Lindsay Mbabazi

Ugandan athlete Stella Chesang has won Uganda another gold medal at the Commonwealth games in Australia in the women’s 10,000 metres.

Chesang beat Kenyan Kenyan Stacy Ndugwa with a time of 31:45:30 bagging a Gold medal for Uganda putting the Kenyan in 2nd position with a time of 31:46:36.

Ugandans Chesang (middle), Chekwel and Chelengat celebrate at the Commonwealth in Australia

While Uganda’s Mercyline Chelegant managed to beat Beatrice Mutai with a time of 31:48:41 winning a bronze medal for Uganda.

Chesang Joins Joshua Cheptegei who already won a gold in the 5000m race .

In total Uganda has so far won three medals at the games.

Details to follow. 

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