Former World Half Marathon record holder, Kibiwott Kandie beat the world 10km record holder Rhonex Kipruto at the 10km Road to Records Race that was held on Saturday (30) Herzogenaurach, Germany.
Kandie beat the defending champion in a highly contested race when he broke from the leading group of five with a one kilometer to go as he increased his pace with a lightening speed cutting the tape in a new personal best of 26:51.
The reigning World Athletics Half Marathon silver medallist was followed his compatriot, the reigning Roma Ostia Half Marathon course record holder Sebastian Sawe who crossed the line with the fastest loosing time of 26:54.
Burudi’s Rodrigue Kwizera closed the podium three finishes with a Burudi National Record with a time of 26:56
- Kibiwott Kandie (KEN) 26:51
- Sebastian Sawe (KEN) 26:54
- Rodrigue Kwizera (BUR) 26:56