Saturday, 12 October 2019

History Made: Eliud Kipchoge ends marathon Race in two hours

Eliud Kipchoge became the first athlete to run a marathon in less than two hours, beating the mark in 20 seconds, reports MySportDab.

The 34-year-old Kenyan traveled 42.2 km in one hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds at the 1:59 Ineos Challenge in Vienna, Austria on Saturday.

He will not be recognized as the official marathon world record as he was not in open competition and was using a team of rotating stimulators.

"It shows that no one is limited," said Kipchoge.

"Now, I did it, I hope more people will do it after me."

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