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World Record Breaking Man Ugandan Cheptegei At It Again As Ethiopian Letesenbet Followed Suit

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei broke the men’s 10000m World record with an astonishing 26:11.02 in Valencia on Wednesday, October 3.

Cheptegei smashed legendary Kenenisa Bekele’s 10000m World record of 26:17.53 that has stood since 2005 by 6.5 seconds at the NN Running Valencia World Record Day.

Letesenbet Gidey clocked a sensational 14:06.65 to break women’s 5000m record at the NN Valencia World record day on Wednesday.

Gidey broke Tirunesh Dibaba’s 12-year-old world record in the 5000m by 4.5 seconds clocking 14:06.65 with the help of Spain’s Esther Guerrero, Kenya’s 3000m steeplechase world champion and record holder Beatrice Chepkoech and wavelight pacing technology.

By discernsportblog

Former sprinter, Taewondo and Badminton Player. Sport Physiotherapist

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