IAAF.org: Bekele takes two seconds off World 5000m record
Hengelo, The Netherlands – Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia destroyed the World outdoor 5000m record at the Thales FBK-Games – IAAF Grand Prix – this evening, adding this prize to the indoor mark he set in Birmingham earlier this year. The World 10,000m champion’s time of 12:37.35 bettered Haile Gebrselassie’s 12:39.36 which had been set in Helsinki in 1998.
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