Ethiopian, Kenyan Athletes Smash Half Marathon World Record

Ethiopia's Ababel Brihane and Kenyan world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei are new world half marathon record holders after running in Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon in the United Arabs Emirates. Kosgei, the pre-race favourite came second after Brihane who lowered the previous record held by Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei by 20 seconds.

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