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Kenya’s Agnes Ngetich demolishes girls’s world 10K report

Kenya’s Agnes Ngetich shattered the ladies’s world 10km report on Saturday, clocking an astonishing 28:46 on the 10K Valencia Ibercaja on Sunday. This outstanding achievement makes 22-year-old Ngetich the primary lady to interrupt the 29-minute barrier for the space, surpassing the earlier report, held by Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw, by 28 seconds.

Ngetich’s 10K time additionally surpasses each the ladies’s world report on the monitor and the earlier girls’s highway mixed-race world report. Ngetich expressed her elation post-race: “Actually, my clear purpose was to interrupt the world report, however 28:46 is past any expectations.”

Ngetich’s compatriot Emmaculate Anyango was the runner-up, closing in 28:57; she additionally snuck underneath the 29-minute barrier and was 17 seconds sooner than the earlier world report. World 5K silver medallist Lilian Rengeruk, additionally of Kenya, ran to 3rd place in 29:32.

Paced by compatriot Japheth Kipkemboi Kosgei, Ngetich reached the 5K checkpoint in a blazing 14:13, setting a brand new world report for that break up time. A outstanding whole of 11 girls broke the 15:00 barrier on the 5K mark, showcasing the excessive stage of competitors. The second half of the race confronted a headwind, resulting in a slight slowdown in tempo.

Kenyan runner loses two world information on account of quick course

Ngetich’s will now gear towards the World Athletics Cross Nation Championships in Belgrade in March, and the Paris 2024 Olympic Video games in August.

High girls
1 Agnes Ngetich (KEN) 28:46
2 Emmaculate Anyango (KEN) 28:57
3 Lilian Rengeruk (KEN) 29:32
4 Janeth Chepngetich (KEN) 29:55
5 Joy Cheptoyek (UGA) 30:03
6 Loice Chemnung (KEN) 30:08
7 Cintia Chepngeno (KEN) 30:08
8 Irine Cheptai (KEN) 30:17
9 Fotyen Tesfay Hailu (ETH) 30:20
10 Sarah Chelangat (UGA) 30:26

Within the males’s race Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo, the reigning world cross-country champion, clinched victory with a time of 26:48. Kiplimo was the favorite heading into the race and took management on the two-kilometre mark.

Bahrain’s Birhanu Balew adopted Kiplimo in, ducking underneath the 27-minute mark in 26:58, and Kenya’s Peter Mwaniki Njeru took third simply behind in 26:59.

In November, Kiplimo received the famend NN Zevenheuvelenloop (Seven Hills Race) 15K in Nijmegen, Netherlands, in a new world greatest time of 41:05, sustaining a formidable common tempo of two minutes and 44 seconds per kilometre.

Kiplimo has his sights set on the Paris 2024 Olympics, the place he hopes to double within the 5,000m and the ten,000m occasions.

High males
1 Jacob Kiplimo (UGA) 26:48
2 Birhanu Balew (BRN) 26:58
3 Peter Mwaniki Njeru (KEN) 26:59
4 Dennis Kibet Kitiyo (KEN) 27:01
5 Dominic Lobalu (SUI) 27:13
6 Andreas Almgren (SWE) 27:20
7 Mohamed Ismail (DJI) 27:27
8 Rogers Kibet (UGA) 27:33
9 Hillary Chepkwony (KEN) 27:34
10 Dawit Seare (ERI) 27:35

For full outcomes of the 2024 10K Valencia Iberacaja head right here.

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