Category: Road Races

18-Year-Old Rhonex Kipruto Almost Breaks Road 10km World Record at Birell Prague Grand Prix

Sunday, 09 September 2018 | Duration: 01:27 | Views: 32767

Rhonex Kipruto nearly broke the men's road 10km record at 2018 Birell Prague Grand Prix. The World 10000m Junior Champion from Helsinki, Kipruto, ran the second half of the race in blazing 13:16  to cross the line in 26.46, just 2 seconds slower than Leonard Komon’s 26:44 World record from 2010. Geoffrey Koech took the second place in 27:18 as Mathew Kimeli placed third in 27:26 with Kipyatich taking fourth place in 27:38, two seconds ahead of Benrad Kibet Lagat, the pacemaker.



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