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Kipchoge Eliud jets back into the country via KQ

The world’s fastest marathoner Eliud Kipchoge has jetted back into the country on Wednesday morning aboard Kenya Airways.

“Honoured to fly our CHAMPION @eliudkipchoge home from Amsterdam. The Pride is so proud of you! “

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Eliud Kipchoge was returning home following the historic INEOS challenge where he managed to run a record under two hours.

Also read: Kipchoge sends a humble request to Barack Obama

The flight carrying the Olympic and world champion landed in Nairobi at 6:00 am in a low key entrance unlike what was expected to have been the case.

On October 8th Kipchoge left Eldoret international airport in a private jet sent to fly him to Vienna.

Also read: Virgil Van Dijk responds to Eliud Kipchoge’s historic time

The private jet is owned by billionaire Sir James Ratcliffe who was the organizer behind the INEOS 1:59 challenge.

Following the historic race, several prominent people congratulated Kipchoge including the like of former US president Barack Obama.

Also read: Kipchoge completes marathon in under 2 hrs

Replying to the former president, Eliud requested if they could meet and plan how they could make the world a peaceful place through running.

Various international clubs including Tottenham and Manchester City congratulated the first human on the planet to run under two hours.

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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