In the women’s race, Tigist Assefa and Workenesh Edesa were leading after 15 kilometers. Assefa ran really fast and reached the halfway point faster than the previous world record. She finished the race in 2 hours, 11 minutes, and 53 seconds, breaking the world record by more than 2 minutes.
Kipchoge said he wanted to break the world record, but it didn’t happen this time. Assefa was surprised that she broke the record by such a big margin.
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