The Kenyan sliced 28 seconds off the previous 10K women’s world record on the road (29:14), set by Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw in Castellón, Spain, in February 2022. What’s more, Ngetich’s world-leading 10K is 15 seconds quicker than the previous fastest-ever women’s 10K (29:01.03), ran by Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey on the track at the Ethiopian Olympic trials, held in Hengelo, Netherlands, on 8 June 2021.

Ngetich clocked a time of 28:46, breaking Yalemzerf Yehualaw’s road mixed race world record set two years ago.

Ngetich also equalled Beatrice Chebet’s world 5km record, which was set two weeks ago in Barcelona, but passing the halfway mark in 14:13.

In the same race, Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo won the men’s race in Valencia with a time of 26:48.

According to the Internet