Bernard Ouma, the coach of 2015 World 1500m silver medalist Elijah Manangoi, has made some bold statements in an article published by Kenya's The Standard.
The Standard wrote:
â€œLast time when we caught up with you (the reporter), I told you that when the time to go for the world record comes, we will let you know. That time has come and we are working on it day and night knowing well itâ€™s a huge ambition but we are determined to lower it. Watch us this season...
â€œWe are aiming for the world record this season and nothing short of it,â€ Ouma beams on further probing on its viability.
â€œOur focus during the off season was to work on conditioning his body and we concentrated most on managing his injury that he got in Rio so that it does not recur again, but now we are mostly concentrating on speed work. He is in great shape and ready to bring down the world record.â€
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