The Thales FBK-Games in Hengelo, The Netherlands, has become the
traditional World record home for two of the all-time greatest distance
runners, namely Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele, the current
leader for 5000m/10,000m in the IAAF World Rankings.
This year’s edition of this IAAF Grand Prix meeting on Sunday 29 May
will be no different, as the latter of those two legends will return to
the newly resurfaced track, where last year he broke Gebrselassie’s
World 5000m record (12:37.35).
Bekele, the World Athlete of the Year, will race the 10,000m in
Hengelo, the distance at which he is the World and Olympic champion and
holds the World record (26:20.31) ...