On Sun. 25 Sep. Eliud Kipchoge broke his own world record in the Berlin Marathon.
The Olympian clocked 2:01:09 to lower the previous record time of 2:01:39 he set in the German capital in 2018.
The two-time Olympic champion earned his 15th win in 17 career marathons.
Eliud Kipchoge Takes Home Over KES 13 Million after Winning Berlin Marathon
Kipchoge 37, who finished ahead of fellow Kenyan Mark Korir will pocket over KES 13 from finishing first in Germany.
Eliud Kipchoge will take home close to KES 3 Million for winning the Berlin Marathon.
The marathoner pockets’ KES 6.8 Million for breaking the world record and over KES 4 Million for bonus time.
Kipchoge Tried to Run 2 Hours Flat Race in Berlin Marathon
Speaking on the race, Kipchoge said he tried to run a 2-hour flat race.
“My legs were running actually very fast. I thought, let me just try to run two hours flat, but all in all, I am happy with the performance.”
Speaking on Kipchoge’s performance Giant sports footwear wrote;
“Only Eliud Kipchoge is faster than himself.
Congratulations on beating your own World record in Berlin and pushing us all to reimagine our limits.”
Kipchoge now shifts his focus on trying to become the first runner to win three Olympic marathon titles in Paris in 2024.