The city of Barcelona has lived an incredible day thanks to the eDreams Mitja Marató de Barcelona. The Kenyan Florence Kiplagat has achieved a new World Record in the half marathon distance, with a time of 1:05:09. The Kipagat`s success doesn't finish here because she also has break the World Records in the 15 km distance and in the 20 km distance.
Florence Kiplagat advertises some days ago that she comes to Barcelona with the intention to beat her own World Record, also achieved in Barcelona 1 year before. The Kenyan stops the crono in 1:05:09 achieving a new Wolrd Record. During the race we've seen that Florence has the intention to beat the World Record. She also achieved the World Record in the 15 km distance and 20 km distance.
This incredible success confirms Barcelona as the perfect city to beat world records. The weather, the athmosphere, the circuit and the organization help to that.
In the male category the winner has been the Swiss Tadesse Abraham with a crono of 1:00:42 and accompany him in the podium the Ethiopian Getu Feleke and Azmeraw Mengistu.