Kenya once again asserted its dominance in athletics with Kenyan elite athletes making history by shattering World Records for both the Men's and Women's 10 Kilometre race.
Kenyan athletes break 2 world records in Spain
The Valencia 10KM race which is a World Athletics Gold Label event attracted top athletics talent but ended up being a Kenyan affair.
The men’s race saw Rhonex Kipruto cross the finish-line in a record time of 26:24, breaking the previous record set by Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei.
Kipruto was followed closely by compatriot Bernard Kimeli who finished with a time of 27:12.
In the women’s race, it was a clean podium finish for Kenya with the record tumbling yet again.
Sheila Chepkirui smashed won the race and smashed the world record with a world record time of 29:46.
Coming in second was Rosemary Wanjiru followed closely Norah Jeruto.
29:50 and 29:51respectively.
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