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Kenya’s Jepchirchir breaks women-only world record at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

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In an arena where endurance is king, speed also proved a precious commodity. In the end, Peres Jepchirchir needed both to reign supreme in the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), powering to gold in 1:05:16, a world record* in a women-only race.

Kenya's Jepchirchir sets world mark in women's half marathon | CBC Sports
Kenya’s Jepchirchir sets world mark in women’s half marathon
Jacob Kiplimo wins Uganda's first World Half Marathon medal as Peres  Jepchirchr as
Jepchirchir breaks women-only world record at World Athletics 

She led home Germany’s Melat Yisak Kejeta, who smashed the European women-only record to take silver in 1:05:18, with Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw a close third in 1:05:19.

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