Olympic Channel Podcast: Joshua Cheptegei on 5000m and breaking world records

The new 5000m world record holder Joshua Cheptegei gives in depth interview from his home in Uganda. He opens up about the Mo Farah rivalry, uploading runs to Strava, and why his idol is Eliud Kipchoge.

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In August, the 23-year-old stunned the world by smashing Kenenisa Bekele’s 5000m world record at the Monaco Diamond League in his first track appearance of the season. Now he is "confident" of breaking the Ethiopian's 10,000m mark, which has stood since 2005.