Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge clocks 2:01:09 for world doc in Berlin Marathon

BERLIN — he is finished it as quickly as extra.

Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge bettered his personal world doc inside the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

The Kenyan star clocked 2 hours, 1 minute, 9 seconds to shave 30 seconds off his earlier most interesting mark of two:01:39 set on the identical course in 2018.

“My legs and my physique nonetheless really feel youthful,” the 37-yr-outdated Kipchoge acknowledged. “however a terribly extremely effective factor is my thoughts, and that additionally feels current and youthful. i am so glad to interrupt the world doc.”

Ethiopia’s Tigist Assefa unexpectedly acquired the women’s race in a course doc of two:15:37 – 18 minutes faster than she had ever run earlier than. It was the third quickest time ever.


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