This world record set 6 weeks ago was broken by the 99-year-old!
On January 12, local time in Spain, in a 10-kilometer race in Valencia, a Kenyan teenager, Kipruto, won the men ‘s championship in 26 minutes and 24 seconds and broke the world record of 10 kilometers.The previous record created by Uganda star Cheptegue was kept for only 42 days.Kiproto crossed the line for a moment.IAAF official website screenshot Before 2019, the world record of running 10 kilometers for a time was maintained for 9 years.In 2010, Kenyan player Komon ran 26 minutes and 44 seconds in a race. Until December 1, 2019, in the 10 km of the Valencia Marathon, this record was rewritten by Cheptegue.26 minutes and 38 seconds ran from the top, raising the original record by 6 seconds.After 6 weeks, it was also in Valencia, but it was just another gold medal event and another route. Kenyan teenager Kipruto was in excellent condition in the first 5 kilometers, with a score of 13 minutes and 18 seconds.The world record of running 5 kilometers on the road is even faster, and the later the speed is, the faster the final cross line is 26 minutes and 24 seconds, which improved Cheptegue’s previous world record by as much as 14 seconds.Kiproto was born in October 1999 and is the star of hope for the middle and long-distance race in Kenya. Although he has not participated in the half marathon and the full marathon, he has emerged in the project of 10,000 meters and 10 kilometers of roads.As early as 2018, in a 10 km event in Prague, Kiproto ran 26 minutes and 46 seconds, almost breaking the world record at the time.At the 2019 Doha Athletics World Championships, Kipruto won the men ‘s 10,000 meters third with 26 minutes, 50 seconds and 32 seconds, and the then champion was Cheptegue. Today, Kipruto runs the world record of 10 kilometers for the formerThrow behind.”When I ran 26 minutes and 46 seconds in Prague in 2018, I set myself a goal to break through the world record. Now, my dream comes true.”Kipruto paper.Of course, according to the regulations of the IAAF, the world record of 10 kilometers in roads is divided into a 10,000-meter world record. This is a record. The men ‘s 10,000-meter world record is maintained by the famous star Beckler.The amazing results of 53 are expected to break through so far.At just 20 years old, Kipruto has plenty of time to launch a shock to the 10,000-meter world record. He will also compete with Cheptegue at the 10,000-meter stadium of the Tokyo Olympics this year.Editor Zhang Yunfeng proofreading Li Lijun