In what time did Kibiwott Kandie set a new world record for the half marathon in December 2020?
Kibiwott Kandie (born 20 June 1996) is a Kenyan long-distance runner. In December 2020, he won the Valencia Half Marathon finishing in a new World Record time of 57:32 beating the previous world record by almost 30 seconds held by Geoffrey Kamworor. He won the silver medal in the men's race at the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships held in Gdynia, Poland in October 2020.
In 2020, he won the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon held in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. He also won the Prague 21.1 km event at the Prague Half Marathon held in Prague, Czech Republic. This was an invitation-only half marathon for elite runners. This event was held after the Prague Half Marathon was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.