• Cheptegei and Gidey smash world track records using controversial spikes

October 08, 2020

Two world records were smashed, the men's 10000m by Cheptegei and the women's 5000m Gidey, in Spain on Wednesday as Nike’s controversial track spikes again proved a gamechanger for athletics.

Both records will inspire controversy and awe given that Gidey and Cheptegei were wearing Nike ZoomX Dragonfly spikes, which contain a carbon plate and a unique foam, and have been billed as the “fastest shoes ever”.

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