By: Kayiira Jackson
Joshua Cheptegei again whitewashed Kenenisa Bekele 15-year old World record in 10000m race.
While appearing in NN Valencia World Record day event held in Valencia Spain, Cheptegei won the race after running 10000m in 26:11:02 time to phase off Kenenisa Bekele’s 26:17:53 record time set in 2005.
@joshuacheptege1 has set a new 10000m World Record 26:11.02. What a beautiful sight! Amazing.
Uganda 🇺🇬 to the WORLD!”
The same Cheptegei who broken the 16-year world record in 5000m race set by Bekele in 2004. He did this in Monaco Diamond League race.