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• Julien Wanders Shatters European 10KM Record

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Julien Wanders of Switzerland broke his own European 10KM road record on Sunday, December 30 at Corrida International de Huilles.

The 22-year-old Wanders led the whole race from the gun to cross the line in 27:25 beating his European Record by 6 seconds.

“My goal was to run at full gas,” said a delighted Wanders. “I didn’t use a watch because it slows down the rhythm.”

The second place in the race took Ethiopia's Taye Grima finished 11 seconds behind the Swiss athlete. Uganda's Albert Chemutai finished 3rd in 27:52.

Men
1 Julien Wanders (SUI) 27:25
2 Berehanu Tsegu (ETH) 27:36
3 Albert Chemutai (UGA) 27:52
4 Filmon Ande (ERI) 27:57
5 Haftu Teklu (ETH) 28:09

Women
1 Gete Alemayehu (ETH) 31:12
2 Helen Tola (ETH) 31:13
3 Susan Jeptoo (KEN) 32:34
4 Karolina Nadolska (POL) 32:44
5 Ophélie Claude-Boxberger (FRA) 32:50




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