Ethiopia’s Senbere Teferi thrashed the 5km women world record at the at the Road To Records half marathon that was held on Sunday (12) at the Adidas headquarters in Germany.
The 2015 World 5000m Champion, blew the Sifan Hassan’s previous record of 14:44 to a new world record of 14:29.
Teferi led 1-2-3 Ethiopian podium finish as she was followed by Melknat Wudu who took silver in 14:54 and Nigisti Haftu took bronze in 14:54.
Kenya’s Agnes Ngetich and Dawit Seyaum came in fourth and fifth place in 15:02 and 15:10 respectively.
- Senebere teferi (ETH) 14:29
- Melknat Wudu (ETH) 14:54
- Nigisti Haftu (ETH) 14:54
- Agnes Ngetich (KEN) 15:02
- Dawit Seyaum (ETH) 15:10