Kibiwot of Kenya set a new world record by winning the Half Marathon in under 58 minutes. 24-year-old Kibiwot broke compatriot Geoffrey Kamvoror (58.01 seconds), a year-old record set in Copenhagen by winning the Valencia Half Marathon in 57 minutes 32 seconds. Uganda’s Jacob and Kenya’s Ronks finished third. Four runners took less time than Geoffrey’s world record. Among the women, Ethiopia’s Genjebe Dibaba (1: 05.18 seconds) became the champion.