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Kipchoge completes marathon in under 2 hrs

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Eliud Kipchoge has made history at Vienna becoming the first man on earth to run under two hours.

The world marathon champion completed the marathon at a record time of 1:59:40 booking himself in the Guinness Book of record.

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Speaking after the world record time, Kipchoge said how good he felt and how much concentration he kept in the race.

He continued by saying the marathon was dedicated to all sportsmen and women who make the sport good.

Also read: Kenya Power’s promise to Murkomen ahead of INEOS 1:59

Eliud took the time to thank all the fans for supporting him during the journey leading to history.

Even though it will not be recognized by IAAF, he surely has proved that no mankind is limited.

Also read: Prince Harry joins CS Amina to congratulate Eliud and Kosgei

initially, scientists had rubbished the possibilities of running under two hours for any man.

Going against all odds he made kept his stand that no man is limited and that he will prove it.

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.


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