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Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge breaks the WORLD RECORD during his fifth Berlin Marathon

Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge breaks his own WORLD RECORD with a time of 2:01:10 during his fifth Berlin Marathon

  • Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge broke the world record once again
  • Kipchoge set the previous world record in Berlin in 2018 with a time of 2:01.39
  • However, Kipchoge managed to cross the line on Sunday with a time of 2:01:10  
  • He won his fourth Berlin Marathon to equal Haile Gebrselassie’s achievement 

Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge broke the world record during his fifth Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

Kipchoge – who set the previous world record in Berlin in 2018 with a time of 2:01.39 – managed to cross the line at 2:01:10 on Sunday morning. 

Kipchoge’s fourth victory in Berlin has also seen him equal the achievement of Haile Gebrselassie, who won the race from 2006-2009. 

Eliud Kipchoge broke the world record during his fifth Berlin Marathon with a time of 2:01:10

Kipchoge, who will turn 38 in November, did not run in the World Championships in Eugene this summer. 

However, he did take part in the Tokyo Marathon in March – breaking the course record with 2:02:40, which was the fourth fastest time in history. 

As a result, Kipchoge has now won 15 of his 17 career marathons, including two Olympic gold medals and 10 major titles. 

More to follow… 

His fourth victory in Berlin has also seen him equal the achievement of Haile Gebrselassie

His fourth victory in Berlin has also seen him equal the achievement of Haile Gebrselassie

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