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Joshua Cheptegei breaks the world record of 10.000 meters

Has broken Joshua Bekele record of 26: 17.53

Today Wednesday the NN World Record Day was held in Valencia, where the world records of 5.000 and 10.000 meters have been sought.

The first to try was Letesenbet Gidey over the distance of 5.000 meters where he finally achieved it with a time of 14: 06.62 reducing the previous time of Tirunesh Dibab located at 14: 11.15

Later, it was the turn of Joshua Cheptegei to attempt to break the 10.000 meter record set at 26: 17.53 by Joshua Bekele in 2005.

In the competition with hares and a beam of light that marked if he was in time to achieve the record, Cheptegei passed the 5.000 meters in 13:07, 1 second behind the pace to achieve the record.

Finally the Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei has achieved a time of 26.11.02, running at an average of 2:37 min / km

The passing times have been

  • 1.000 meters: 2: 54.06, 2:54 min / km
  • 2.000 meters: 5: 15.0, 2:37 min / km
  • 3.000 meters: 8: 02.6, 2:40 min / km
  • 4.000 meters: 10.29.8, 2:37 min / km
  • 5.000 meters: 13.07.7, 2:37 min / km
  • 6.000 meters: 15.58.7, 2:39 min / km
  • 7.000 meters: 18: 36.7, 2:39 min / km
  • 8.000 meters: 20: 59.4, 2:37 min / km
  • 9.000 meters: 23: 36.7, 2:37 min / km
  • 10.000 meters: 26.11.02, 2:37 min / km

You can see the race in this video:

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