In heat two of the 3000m, Titus Given Kwemoi posted 8.37.67 to make fourth, also qualifying for the finals.
Chelimo posted 8.08.09 crossing after Kenya’s Stanley Mburu and heat winner Ethiopia Selemon Barega.
Ugandan Oscar Chelimo opened the day with a good run to finish third in heat one of the 3000m.
So far two Ugandans have qualified in the 3000m earlier run today morning.
Welcome to the Live up dates of Day 2 of the IAAF World U18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya!