Agnes Ngetich narrowly misses world record by 2 seconds as Kenyans shine in Germany

Agnes Ngetich Jebet clinched the 10km title at the 2024 Adizero race records in Germany. On the men’s side, the title was secured by Kenya’s Nicholas Kimeli.

The Ethiopian runners dominated in both the men’s and women’s 5km categories. The event showcased an impressive performance by Kenyan runners at the 2024 Adizero Race to Records held in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Agnes Ngetich Jebet displayed a brilliant performance to secure the women’s 10km race victory in 30:03, closely trailing the women’s only world record of 30:01 set by Agnes Tirop in September 2021. She was followed by her compatriots Margaret Chelimo and Jesca Chelangat, with Chelimo finishing in second place with a time of 30:39 and Chelangat following in 30:46.

Another Kenyan representative, Stacy Ndiwa, finished in ninth place with a time of 31:01. In the men’s category, Kenyan athletes dominated the race, with Sawe crossing the finishing line in 27:07 and Rodrigue Kwizera securing the podium place positions.

Additionally, Ethiopian runners excelled in the 5km category, with Medina Eisa and Yomif Kejelcha claiming the titles for the women’s and men’s races, respectively. The event showcased outstanding performances from athletes, with noteworthy achievements in various categories, solidifying the reputation of both Kenyan and Ethiopian runners on the international stage.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *