By Riath Al-Samarrai for the Daily Mail
Published: 23:28 BST, 7 October 2020 | Updated: 23:30 BST, 7 October 2020
Joshua Cheptegei smashed the 10,000m world record with a 26:11 run in Valencia on Wednesday in what will be an ominous sign for Mo Farah ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
The pair will go head to head at the Games next year and the Brit will be tasked with somehow overhauling the formidable Ugandan, who also broke the 5000m record this year. In the 10,000m he took six seconds off Kenenisa Bekele's 15-year-old mark.
Only 400 people including sponsors, journalists and staff were allowed into the event due to strict coronavirus measures in Spain but Cheptegei still savoured the