Letesenbet Gidey has improved the world record of 15 kilometers at the Seven Hills Run on Sunday. The athlete from Ethiopia recorded a time of 44 minutes and 21 seconds in Nijmegen.
The 21-year old Gidey was a lot faster than the old world record of Joyciline Jepkosgei. The Kenyan clocked a time of 45.37 over 15 kilometers in Prague two years ago.
Gidey was also faster than the competition in Nijmegen. The Kenyan Evaline Chirchir finished second in 46.32. Eva Cherono (also from Kenya) finished third in 48.14.
Gidey took the silver in the 10,000 meters at the athletics World Cup this fall in Doha. She then had to leave Sifan Hassan in front of her.
Krumins best Dutch
Susan Krumins was the best Dutch on the Zevenheuvelenloop. The 33-year-old athlete set a time of 49.37 and that was good for fifth place.
Among the men, the victory went to Stephen Kissa from Uganda. The 23-year-old Kissa finished in 41.49 and was just two seconds ahead of Kenyan Edwin Kiptoo. The Kenyan Moses Koech (42.05) finished third.
ズ ブ ン ヒ ル ズ 15km🥇 44:21 Letesenbet Gidey🇪🇹 世界 最高 記録 15: 09-14: 35 (29:44) -14: 37 (44:21) 5km-15km 29:12Avatar