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Uganda Cheptegei rushes in Valencia for the world record in 10 km

The Ugandan athlete Joshua Cheptegei, has introduced the world record for 10 kilometres on the road are focused on as well. It came down to Valencia for six seconds under the old best.

Cheptegei was in the course of the old street circuit of Valencia, was designed to be a time of 26 minutes, and 38 seconds.

This went from the 23-year-old Ugandan is the ancient best of Leonard Komon from the book. Who is Kenyan, was more than nine years ago, in Utrecht, 26 minutes and 44 seconds.

For Cheptegei is the current world record for the third milestone of the year. The pupil of the Dutch coach Addy Cavalry, which was conquered earlier in the Convention, the world championship title in the 10-kilometer cross and went to the world CHAMPIONSHIPS outdoors in the Doha round of the world championship in the 10,000 meters on the track to date.

“What a year this has been, incredibly, wonder Cheptegei at the end. “I knew I’d have a chance was because it is one of the fastest courses in the world. It is a very, very special to me and this was successful or not. This year, it makes me very, very happy.”

10 km from Valencia, which is at the same time, will be taken up with the marathon, it was the last time you were on the programme. The organization would, therefore, do everything possible to ensure the event will finish with a personal best.

🚨NEWS FLASH! 🚨
26:38*!
@joshuacheptege1 piles in front of the world’s 10 record in the city.
The 23-year-old completes a hat-trick of major achievements in 2019, following its world cross and world champs gold medals.
*subject to ratification
📸: @maratonvalencia

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