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Social Media Round-Up: Internet Reacts to Almaz Ayana's World Record

Social Media Round-Up: Internet Reacts to Almaz Ayana's World Record
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Almaz Ayana destroyed the 10,000m World record to kick off Olympic finals action this morning in Rio. Ayana's time of 29:17.46 shaved 14 seconds off Wang Junxia's 1993 mark. 

Social media exploded, and not everything was positive. For some reference, Junxia later admitted to being a part of Chinese state-sponsored doping. Her previous record was 22-seconds ahead of the next best all-time mark, until today.





















Of course, there some were positive reactions, too.



















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