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Kenya: Marathon – Kipchoge Breaks Marathon Barrier

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Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, 34, has become the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours, beating the mark by 20 seconds. He covered the 26.2 miles (42.2km) in 1h59’40” in the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria on Saturday, October 12, 2019. However, his performance will not be recognised by the official marathon world record because it was not in open competition and he used a team of rotating pacemakers. The Olympic champion – who holds the official marathon world record of 2:01:39,…

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