Kenya’s Kipchoge Breaks Marathon World Record in Berlin

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge has shattered his own marathon world record on Sunday, winning the Berlin race with a time of 2:01.09 seconds.

The result according to Reuters meant he shaved half a minute off his previous world best set in the German capital four years ago.

The 37-year-old, has now won 15 of his 17 career marathons, including two Olympic triumphs and 10 major titles.

“I planned to go out fast in the first half. It was a marvelous performance. My legs and my body still feel young, he said.

Kipchoge added that he was ”so happy to break the world record”.

By Annabel Nwachukwu

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