Today, the Valencia half marathonWhere Kibiwott Kandie he has broken the world record for half a marathon by setting it at 57:32.
This brand makes the Valencia Trinidad Half Marathon the fastest 21.097 meter race in the world.
The top four ranked below the previous world record
The top four on the finish line have run the half marathon below the previous world record held by Geoffrey Kamworor in 58:01
Behind Kandie has entered the current half marathon world champion Jacob Kiplimo (57:37), third Rhonex Kipruto (57:49), current world record 10K and a quarter Alexander Mutiso (57: 59).
Carlos Mayo, second best Spanish brand in history
Carlos Mayo was the first Spaniard to cross the finish line with a time from 1.00: 06, thus achieving the second best mark in history, behind Fabián Roncero in 2001 where he managed to stop the clock in 59:52 in Berlin.
The athlete was commenting upon reaching the finish line «It is a spectacular brand but I still have the thorn that it was for Spain's record, at least I think so now.
The pace was slower than I expected in the 10K, I finished very strong. But it is true that I have had flatus problems, my hamstrings also showed a bit.
In the partials of the second 10K he was freaking out, overtaking many Africans. The wind was noticeable but I come from places where we are used to the wind. I have found myself spectacular, it is not an excuse either«.
Genzebe Dibaba, wins the women's event without a record
The Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba, who made her debut in the distance, has won the women's event with a time of 1.05: 16 away from the goal that both she and the organization had proposed.
Dibaba, who was running in time to break the world record, sank in the latter part of the race.
The current world record in distance is held Brigid Kosgei with 1.04: 28