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Eliud Kipchoge Destroys Marathon World Record By 1 Minute and 18 Seconds

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Eliud Kipchoge won the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, and he absolutely demolished the previous world record in the process. The 33-year-old Kenyan finished the race in 2:01:39, which is 1 minute and 18 seconds quicker than the former fastest marathon time. (That was set in 2014, also in Berlin, by Dennis Kimetto). Had Kipchoge stopped just short of the finish line and listened to Queen's “ Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon ” in its entirety, he still would have had 10 full seconds to cross and break the record.
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Eliud Kipchoge sets world record in Berlin marathon win

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BERLIN - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge set a marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds on Sunday. Organizers initially put Kipchoge's time at 2 hours, 1 minute, 40 seconds, but later reduced it by one second. The 33-year-old broke the previous world record set in Berlin by fellow Kenyan Dennis Kimetto in 2014 by 1 minute and 18 seconds. "I lack words to describe this day," Kipchoge said after becoming the first person to finish a marathon in less than 2 hours and 2 minutes.
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Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Marathon Record at Berlin Marathon

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Kipchoge is considered to be one of the greatest long-distance runners ever, and he broke the previous record by more than one minute.
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