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Cheruiyot wins silver, Ayana breaks 10,000m world record

Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the Women's 10,000m during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. AFP PHOTO | OLIVIER MORIN
Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the Women's 10,000m during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. AFP PHOTO | OLIVIER MORIN 

World champion Vivian Cheruiyot on Friday won Kenya a silver medal in the women's 10,000m at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro in a race won by Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia in a World Record time of 29:17.45.



Vivian Cheruiyot during a past training. She came in second after Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia. PHOTO | FILE
Vivian Cheruiyot during a past training. She came in second after Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia. PHOTO | FILE

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