Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor smashes half marathon world record

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Geoffrey Kamworor set a world record for the half marathon with a run in Copenhagen.
Kamworor took 17 seconds off the previous record, set by fellow Labour Abraham Kiptum in Valencia last year, to finish the 13.1 miles in 58:01.
The 26-year-old won the IAAF Gold Label Hurry by fellow Labour Bernard Kipkorir second, 75 seconds and the Berehanu Wendemu Tsegu third of Ethiopia party.
“It is very emotional for me to set this record,” explained Kamworor.
“Doing this in Copenhagen, where I won my first domain name, adds something to it”
Kamworor had proposed breaking this world album this season as a priority with passed up the chance to race at the World Championships in Doha.
As he sprayed the second half of their race without anyone for business kamworor did it out to his own and with no pacemakers.
As well as the half marathon, in he has proved himself a long distance runner with silver in the 10,000m at the 2015 World Championships and success in the New York City Marathon in 2017.
In the women’s race, Ethiopia’s Birhane Dibaba won by 25 minutes at a time of 1:05:01, with Kenya’s Evaline Chirchir and Dorcas Tuitoek.
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