Agnes Jebet Ngetich sets a new world 10km record

Kenya’s Agnes Ngetich set a new world 10km record with her victory at the World Athletics Elite Label road race in Brasov, Romania today.

The Kamwosor based runner shattered the women-only world 10km record by clocking 29:24 after taking seconds off the previous record set by the late Agnes Tirop during the Herzogenaurach in 2021.

Ngetich’s compatriot Catherine Reline came in second in 30:14, while Uganda’s Joy Cheptoyek settled for a third-place finish in 30:34.

Weldon Langat won the men’s race

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