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Kipchoge sends a humble request to Barack Obama

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World fastest marathoner Eliud Kipchoge has on Monday sent his humble request to former US President Barack Obama.

Kipchoge requested if they could meet and discuss how they could make the world a running world.

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

The news follows a congratulatory message from the former President who noted both Eliud Kipchoge’s achievement and that of Brigid Kosgei.

Also read: Kipchoge completes marathon in under 2 hrs

“Yesterday, marathoner Eliud Kipchoge became the first ever to break two hours. Today in Chicago, Brigid Kosgei set a new women’s world record. Staggering achievements on their own, they’re also remarkable examples of humanity’s ability to endure—and keep raising the bar.” Said, Barack Obama.

Kipchoge thanked Mr. Obama for his special words as he noted how he has inspired him.

Also read: Kipchoge heads to Vienna in a private jet to beat own record

“Dear Mr. Obama, Thank you for your special words. In life, we hope to inspire others. Thank you for inspiring me.

It would be my greatest honor if we could meet, and discuss how we can make this world a running world. As a running world is a peaceful world.” Said, Eliud Kipchoge.

Alex Kiprop
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