Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei broke her own Half Marathon world record on Sunday when she won the Valencia Half Marathon in a time of 1:04:51.
Jepkosgei, 23, beat her previous record of 1:04:52 by one second.
It was my first race in Valencia, I enjoyed a lot, the weather is nice, the circuit is perfect to run fast. I hope to come back in March for the World Half Marathon Championships” said Jepkosgei after the win.
The second and this place finishers were Kenyans as well, with Fancy Chemutai finishing at a time of 1:05:36 and Lucy Cheruiyot at 1:07:30.