New Marathon World Record Holder Eliud Kipchoge Factfile

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New marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge factfile

Berlin, Sept 16 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 16th Sep, 2018 ) :Factfile on Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, who set a new marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2hr 1min 39sec.

Name: Eliud Kipchoge Date of birth: 05/11/1984 Place of birth: Kapsisiywa, Kenya Nationality: Kenyan Height: 1.

67 metres (5ft 5in) Weight: 52kg (8st 1lb) Sport: Athletics - middle-distance, long-distance, cross-country Honours Olympic Games Marathon: gold (2016) 5,000m: silver (2008), bronze (2004) World championships 5,000m: gold (2003), silver (2007) World indoor championships 5,000m: bronze (2006) World junior championships Cross-country: gold (2003) Personal bests 1,500m: 3:33.20, 31/05/2004 at Hengelo (Netherlands) 5,000m: 12:46.53, 02/07/2004 at Rome 10,000m: 26:49.02, 26/05/2007 at Hengelo (Netherlands)Half-marathon: 59:25, 01/09/2012 at Lille (France)Marathon: 2:01:39, 16/09/2018 at Berlin

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