Rhonex Kipruto has become the fastest man to run 10,000 meters. The Kenyan athlete completed the dizzying circuit of the 10K Valencia Ibercaja in 26:24 minutes.
Bernard Kimeli came in second clocking 27:12 while Swiss Julian Wanders clocked a time of 27:13 to finish third.
Kipruto shattered the record set by Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei. Cheptegei had finished 10K race in Valencia Trinidad Alfonso in an official time of 26:38.
In the women’s race Sheila Chepkirui used 29:46 to set the circuit record. Rosemary Wanjiru came in second (29:59) and Norah Jeruto closed the podium sweep clocking 29:51.