Chebet breaks world 10,000m record with 28:54.14 in Eugene

In a race that was set up as a 10,000m world record attempt, Beatrice Chebet of Kenya ran 28:54.14* to make history at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on Saturday (25).
The time is an astounding seven seconds faster than Letesenbet Gidey’s previous world record of 29:01.03, set in 2021. 
Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay moved to third on the world all-time list with her runner-up finish of 29:05.92, as the top four all ran faster than 30 minutes.

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Andrew Greif for World Athletics