World junior 10,000 champion Joshua Cheptegei, has won the Nile Special Uganda Sports Press Association personality of the month of July award after being unanimously choosen by the sports scribe body at the monthly meeting this morning at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala.

The 18 year old Prison officer won Uganda a gold medal at the World Junior Athletics Championships in Eugene, USA and also becoming the fourth Ugandan to win a gold medal at this world championships. He follows the steps of previous Ugandan winners Boniface Kiprop, Julius Achon and Dorcus Inzikuru.

The scribes also commended Commonwealth Marathon bronze medalist Abraham Kiplimo, Super Heavyweight boxer Mike Sekabembe, who settled for a bronze medal, Eskom Open golf winner Ronald Otile and Western Region for retaining the Castle Lite Inter Region golf tournament.

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