News : Geoffrey Kamworor sets a new half marathon world record with 58:01


News :

Geoffrey Kamworor sets a new half marathon world record with 58:01


Kamworor beats half marathon world record

Geoffrey Kamworor (26 years) makes good the most optimistic forecasts that predicted a new world record half marathon (as we advanced this week in LBDC in the interview with his coach Patrick Sang) and is imposed in the half marathon of Copenhagen with a mark of 58:01.

This record represents a reduction of 17 seconds to the world record that belonged to the Kenyan also Abraham Kiptum, achieved in the half marathon of Valencia last October.

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To conquer this feat Geoffrey Kamworor has run 21,195 meters at a rate of 2:45 the kilometer. In a race from less to more where due to bad weather and the initial rhythm they did not presage a new record, the 26-year-old has managed to impose himself by marching alone during the last eleven kilometers of the Danish race.

The Kenyan Bernard Kipkorir Ngeno (59:16) and the Ethiopian Berhanu Tsegu (59:22) have completed the podium.

Results of the Copenhagen Half Marathon

Photo credits: https://cphhalf.dk/en

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