Peter Andersson wrote:
Let's face it; the women's WR in the 10000 was long overdue to go down. Mostly because the 10000 is almost dead outside championsships. Improvement has been standing still for twenty years.
Standout Tirunesh Dibaba was only challenged once in her entire pre-baby career and Melkamesh (world nr 2 so far with 29:53) was never a threat to her in champ races.