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“The highlight of my year would have to be the 5000m race in Monaco. I came to the race with so many people saying I wouldn’t be able to break the record.”
Cheptegei seems focused to set more as he said, “My ambition is to dominate the track for the next five or six years.”
*MB: Was Cheptegei's beatdown at World Half good for track? “My ambition is to dominate the track for the next five or six years,”
It was a special day for distance fans as a 12-year-old women's world record and a 16-year-old men's world record fell in Valencia.
Eight weeks after his 5k WR in Monaco, Joshua Cheptegei will try to break Kenenisa Bekele's 10k mark of 26:17.53 on Wednesday. Shadrack Kipchirchir will try to become just the third American under 27:00, while Letesenbet Gidey wants Tirunesh Dibaba's 14:11.15 5k WR.