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Joshua Cheptegei breaks Kenenisa Bekele's 5.000m world record of 2004

It was on the return of competitive athletics in the Diamond League in Monaco

Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei has beaten the 5.000 meter world records with a time of 12: 35.36 reducing by 2 seconds the previous record he had Kenenisa Bekele since 2004 with 12: 37.35.

The Spanish Ouassim Oumaiz also competed in the test, where he was fifth with 13: 13.14, achieving his personal best.

Cheptegei, who went almost minute per lap, took advantage of the work of the hares to break this record and inaugurate a new era in athletics.

Joshua Cheptegei breaks Kenenisa Bekele's 5.000m world record of 2004

Also, European Record of Jakob Ingebrigtsen

In the 1.500 test, Jakob Ingebrigtsen broke the European record at just 19 years old, entering 3: 28.68 behind only world champion Timothy Cheruiyot (3: 28.45

The Spanish Jesús Gómez who was sixth with personal best (3: 33.07

The Norwegian, a true prodigy, surpassed a continental record that the British Mo Farah had for seven years with 3: 28.81.

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