Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record

Posted on:17 Sep 2018 12:59:02
Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record
17 September 2018 Current Affairs: Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin with a time of 2hr 1min 39sec. He covered 42.2km in the Marathon. The 33-year-old Olympic champion smashed the previous record by Kenyan runner Dennis Kimetto who clocked 2:02:57.

Kipchoge's run was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Australian Derek Clayton took almost 2:23 minutes off the record in 1967.

The previous world record list in Marathon in Berlin is given below:



 
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin with a time of 2hr 1min 39sec. He covered 42.2km in the Marathon. The 33-year-old Olympic champion smashed the previous record by Kenyan runner Dennis Kimetto who clocked 2:02:57.

Kipchoge's run was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Australian Derek Clayton took almost 2:23 minutes off the record in 1967.

The previous world record list in Marathon in Berlin is given below:



 

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