The Great Berlin 10km – 9 October 2016
Zane Robertson broke his own New Zealand national 10km road record in winning the prestige event, by nearly a minute, in 27:28. Robertson had shared the previous record of 28:04 with Jonathan Wyatt both times achieved at Chiba Japan, Wyatt in 1996 and Robertson in 2013. Robertson who set a New Zealand 10,000m track record of 27:33.67 at the Rio Olympic Games, led by 12 seconds at half way in 13:49. Awet Habte of Eritrea was second in 28:18 and Nicholas Korir of Kenya third in 28:27. Robertson also set an Oceania record bettering Craig Mottram’s record of 27:54.
Source: Athletics New Zealand