LETESENBET GIDEY SMASHES THE 2 DAYS OLD 10.000M WORLD RECORD.
LETESENBET GIDEY SMASHES 10,000M WORLD RECORD. Our ATHLETICS section bring us another incredible 10.000 m Wordl Record. Two days ago we told you about the great performance of Sifan Hassan with 29:06:82, and today Letesenbet Gidey strikes again with a beautiful performance and 29:01:03
LETESENBET GIDEY SMASHES 10,000M WORLD RECORD
With a 10.000 wordl record just 2 days old, Letesenbet Gidey has break the record again in the FKB Games cellebrating in Hengelo, as part of the Ethiopian Trials.
After breaking the 5000m world record in Valencia in October, she broke another world record in Hengelo yesterday. During the Ethiopian Trials she took the two days old world record by more than 5 seconds.
Aided by pacemaker Jackline Rotich, Letesenbet produced a fantastic race by completing the 25-lap distance in a time of 29:01,03.
Letesenbet Gidey at Hengelo, FBK Games. Photo credits: Global Sports Communication
Running under the perfect circumstances inside the FBK Games stadium and aided by Wavelight Technology in the second half of the race, she now holds the world records on both the 5000m and the 10,000m.
“What a special night, I am so proud that after the 5000m world record I am now the 10,000m world recordholder as well. In this Olympic year it is the perfect preparation.”