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Virgil Van Dijk responds to Eliud Kipchoge’s historic time

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk has reacted to the historic win by Kenyan champion Eliud Kipchoge at Vienna, Austria.

Celebrating the world record just set by the Olympic champion Virgil Van Dijk accepted Eliud Kipchoge was the king.

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Kipchoge won the INEOS 1:59 challenge in the stipulated time proving no human is limited in this world.

Also read: Kipchoge completes marathon in under 2 hrs

Even though the race will not be recognized by world sports body IAAF, he has surely booked a spot in the Guinness Books of Records.

Speaking after the win, Eliud said the he would like to make sports be a field where people can enjoy themselves.

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

He further said that he would to tell everyone that no man in the world is limited as it was the theme of the race.

Also read: Safaricom unveils new Mpesa logo inspired by Eliud

Various leaders in Kenya took there time to send congratulatory messages to the new G.O.A.T.

“Hearty congratulations @EliudKipchoge. You’ve done it, you’ve made history and made Kenya proud while at it. Your win today, will inspire tens of future generations to dream big and to aspire for greatness. We celebrate you and wish you God’s blessings.” Said, President Kenyatta

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international


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