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