Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Kenya’s Agnes Ngetich demolishes ladies’s international 10K document


Kenya’s Agnes Ngetich shattered the ladies’s international 10km document on Saturday, clocking an astonishing 28:46 on the 10K Valencia Ibercaja on Sunday. This exceptional fulfillment makes 22-year-old Ngetich the primary girl to wreck the 29-minute barrier for the gap, surpassing the former document, held by way of Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw, by way of 28 seconds.

Ngetich’s 10K time additionally surpasses each the ladies’s international document at the monitor and the former ladies’s street mixed-race international document. Ngetich expressed her elation post-race: “In truth, my transparent purpose used to be to wreck the arena document, however 28:46 is past any expectancies.”

Ngetich’s compatriot Emmaculate Anyango used to be the runner-up, last in 28:57; she additionally snuck underneath the 29-minute barrier and used to be 17 seconds quicker than the former international document. Global 5K silver medallist Lilian Rengeruk, additionally of Kenya, ran to 3rd position in 29:32.

Paced by way of compatriot Japheth Kipkemboi Kosgei, Ngetich reached the 5K checkpoint in a blazing 14:13, atmosphere a brand new international document for that cut up time. A exceptional general of eleven ladies broke the 15:00 barrier on the 5K mark, showcasing the prime stage of pageant. The second one part of the race confronted a headwind, resulting in a slight slowdown in tempo.

Kenyan runner loses two international data because of quick route

Ngetich’s will now tools towards the Global Athletics Go Nation Championships in Belgrade in March, and the Paris 2024 Olympic Video games in August.

Most sensible ladies
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 international cross-country champion, clinched victory with a time of 26:48. Kiplimo used to be the favorite heading into the race and took keep watch over 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 3rd simply in the back of in 26:59.

In November, Kiplimo gained the famend NN Zevenheuvelenloop (Seven Hills Race) 15K in Nijmegen, Netherlands, in a new international best possible time of 41:05, keeping up an excellent reasonable tempo of 2 mins and 44 seconds according to kilometre.

Kiplimo has his points of interest set at the Paris 2024 Olympics, the place he hopes to double within the 5,000m and the ten,000m occasions.

Most sensible 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 complete result of the 2024 10K Valencia Iberacaja head right here.


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