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10km Villa de Laredo results; Aregawi goes No. 2 all-time

Ethiopia's Berihu Aregawi wins the 5000m

LAREDO, Spain – Berihu Aregawi, the reigning World cross country silver medalist, made history on Saturday (11) by recording the second-fastest men’s 10km time of all time. Aregawi clocked an impressive time of 26:33 to win the Road Running event in Laredo. Here are the top results from the race.

Berihu Aregawi Sets Second-Fastest Men’s 10km Time of All Time in Laredo

The Ethiopian improved his personal best from 28:23 to move behind Rhonex Kipruto’s world record of 26:24, which was set in Valencia three years ago. – Read more: Report: Tokyo Marathon 2023 titles won by Wanjiru, Gelmisa

In addition to breaking the world record, Aregawi also set a new Ethiopian national record, beating the previous record by 23 seconds. The 22-year-old is the world record-holder for 5km.

Efrem Gidey of Ireland finished second with a time of 28:17, while Great Britain’s Tom Mortimer secured third place in a time of 28:18.

In the women’s race, Zenah Jemutai Yego, the 2021 World U20 Championships 3000m silver medalist, ran a personal best time of 31:03 to win the event.

Yego finished some 10 seconds ahead of her compatriot Mirriam Chebet, who recorded a personal best of 31:13. Soukaina Atanane of Morocco rounded out the podium with a time of 31:21.

Men’s 10km Road Race:

  1. Berihu Aregawi – ETH – 26:33:00 (No. 2 all-time)
  2. Efrem Gidey – IRL – 28:17:00
  3. Tom Mortimer – GBR – 28:18:00
  4. Fernando Carro – ESP – 28:18:00
  5. Javier Guerra – ESP – 28:23:00
  6. Abderraahmane Aferdi – MAR – 28:29:00
  7. Abdelkader Al Gham – MAR – 28:42:00
  8. Jorge Gonzalez Rivera – ESP – 28:47:00
  9. Francisco de Leon Rodriguez – ESP – 29:07:00
  10. Ellis Cross – GBR – 29:09:00
  11. Alejandro Onis – ESP – 29:09:00
  12. Jaouad El Bissis – MAR – 29:13:00
  13. Xavier Badia Garcia – ESP – 29:13:00
  14. David Alfonso – ESP – 29:14:00
  15. Diego Bravo – ESP – 29:17:00
  16. Artur Bossy – ESP – 29:22:00
  17. Enzo Noel – BEL – 29:36:00
  18. Francisco Cabrera – ESP – 29:37:00
  19. David Palacio – ESP – 29:38:00
  20. Ivan Manceñido – ESP – 29:41:00

Women’s 10km Road Race:

  1. Zenah Jemutai Yego – KEN – 31:03:00
  2. Mirriam Chebet – KEN – 31:13:00
  3. Soukaina Atanane – MAR – 31:21:00
  4. Paula Herrero – ESP – 31:23:00
  5. Kawtar Boulaid – MAR – 31:29:00
  6. Isabel Barreiro – ESP – 32:00:00
  7. Edymar Brea – VEN – 32:16:00
  8. Alicia Berzosa – ESP – 32:45:00
  9. Maria Luz Tesuri – ARG – 32:47:00
  10. Laura Priego – ESP – 32:54:00
  11. Kristine Lande Dommersnes – NOR – 33:09:00
  12. Ana Llorens – ESP – 34:29:00
  13. Marina Bagur – ESP – 34:44:00
  14. Ana Patricia Campos Moreno – ESP – 35:03:00
  15. Teresa Herraez – ESP – 35:15:00
  16. Rebeca Suarez Gonzalez – ESP – 35:29:00
  17. Ivana Zagorac – ESP – 35:41:00
  18. Alicia Alvarez – ESP – 35:49:00
  19. Irene Lorenzo – ESP – 35:54:00
  20. Isabel Linares – ESP – 36:01:00
Glen Andrews

Glen Andrews

Glen Andrews is one of World-Track main writers for long distance and marathon running. Andrews, who competed in cross country during his High School and college years finds passion covering these events. He's also run a few marathons in his time, and still hopes to qualify for Boston.View Author posts